Pumpkin Soup

Simone Austin

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 rashers of short cut bacon
  • 2 cloves of fresh garlic chopped
  • 4 cups peeled, pumpkin cut into chunks
  • 1 large brown onion chopped finely
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 6 scoops of Ensure vanilla Powder

Method:

  1. Peel and cut 4 cups of chopped pumpkin.
  2. Chop the bacon and onion into small pieces and sauté in 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil until soft and slightly brown in a large saucepan.
  3. Add in 2 cloves of chopped fresh garlic and cook for a minute
  4. Add the 4 cups of pumpkin and then the 5 cups of chicken stock.
  5. Add the curry powder, nutmeg and cracked black pepper.
  6. Simmer until pumpkin is very soft.
  7. Mix 6 scoops of Ensure vanilla Powder in about 100ml of water to a paste.
  8. When the soup is nearly cooked stir this through the soup.
  9. Cool the soup a little and blend until smooth

For more details on Ensure, go to ensure.com.au

Notes:

Soup makes a great lunch, dinner or snack, in fact when I am working with athletes soup makes a great nourishing feed after training.

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