With Halloween just around the corner, we are all getting ready for the big day by stocking up on pumpkins for making spooky creations in preparation for the terrifying trick or treaters. The worst part though, is after scooping out all of the insides of the pumpkin to be carved, all the goodness gets thrown away.
That's why Hotpoint have come up with a yummy Steamed Pumpkin Soup recipe to combat this and to help you get the most out of your pumpkins. Not only are there ghoulishly spooky creations, but they taste nice also.
Once you have carved your masterpiece and scared the trick or treaters, use the leftovers to make a soup that really is to die for.
The ultra stylish Hotpoint Steam Blender is perfect for whipping up a delicious and nutritious Steamed Pumpkin Soup as it can all be steamed, cooked and blended from this one product, no fuss, no mess.
If you want to make Hotpoint's Steamed Pumpkin Soup, then follow the instructions below. Note: this recipes uses the Hotpoint Steam Blender.
2 finely chopped onions
1 kg peeled, deseeded and chop into chunks pumpkin
500mls hot vegetable stock
100mls double cream
1. Place the onions and pumpkin into the glass blender jug
2. Steam for 7 - 10 minutes until pumpkin is soft
3. Add the hot stock
4. Blend until smooth
5. Add the double cream and blitz for a few seconds
6. Serve in heated soup bowls
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And that's it. Such a simple way to create a yummy, warming soup that will be a great way to warm yourself and your children after a long night trick or treating. I love that there is no messing around as the Hotpoint Steam Blender does everything for you.