Vegan Thai pumpkin soup
Rich, creamy, comforting and sneakily healthy, pumpkin soup is an absolute winter essential! Naturally vegan and gluten free, this Thai-inspired pumpkin soup is packed full of flavour. Garnish with some toasted coconut chips, fresh lime or coriander and enjoy!
- 1 medium-sized pumpkin
- 1 large brown onion, roughly chopped
- 2 Tbsp Thai red curry paste (make sure it’s vegan friendly!)
- 2 Tbsp lemongrass
- 1 litre Pams Vegetable Stock
- 1 can Pams Coconut Cream
- Preheat the oven to 180°C. Cut the pumpkin in half, place onto a baking tray in the oven for 30 minutes or until tender.
- Add the onion to a large stock pot with the curry paste and some oil. Sauté on a medium high heat until the onion begins to soften and become fragrant. Add the lemongrass, stock and coconut cream.
- Scoop the pumpkin off the skin and add to the pot. Simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off the heat then leave to cool slightly and season well with salt and pepper.
- Using a stick blender, blend until smooth and creamy. Briefly reheat, then ladle into soup bowls to serve.
Garnish with some toasted coconut chips and fresh lime or coriander.
Roasting the pumpkin adds great flavour, but you can also add chopped pumpkin straight to the pot with the stock and cook until soft.
Before roasting, scoop the pumpkin seeds out from the pumpkin and spread out on a separate baking tray. Toss with a tablespoon of curry paste and roast for 10 minutes. Sprinkle a few seeds over your soup for a crispy topping.