Terrifyingly Tasty Pumpkin Soup October 31 2014

 

 It’s Halloween, and all of us at SuperEleven.co.uk can’t think of a better Halloween lunch than this delicious  Pumpkin soup! Super tasty and also dairy free!

 

 

 

 Serves: 6

 Calories per serving: 230

 

 

 Ingredients: 

 1 pumpkin.

 2 large chopped onions.

 3 crushed garlic cloves

 2 teaspoons olive oil.

 2 pints vegetable broth.

 1 pint coconut milk.

 Salt and Pepper.

 2 tablespoons of sherry.

 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.

 1 teaspoon of ground allspice.

 2 tablespoons chia seed.

 

 Method:

 -Remove the seeds and pulp from the pumpkin and discard. Cut the inside of the pumpkin out and chop it into  small pieces.

 -Heat the oil in the pan and then add the onion and garlic. Cook on a low heat for 10 minutes.

 -Add the pumpkin and 1 pint of vegetable broth. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring continuously.

 -Add the rest of the vegetable broth, cinnamon and ground allspice and simmer for 25 minutes.

 -Pour the soup into a blender and puree until it is a smooth consistency.

 -Put the soup back on to a low heat, season with salt and pepper and add the coconut milk. (add less if you  want a thicker consistency!)

 -Take the soup off of the heat and stir in the sherry.

 -Sprinkle the chia seed on top for a Superfood boost.

 -Serve and enjoy!