Roasted Pumpkin and Garlic Soup

A homemade favourite with a little twist – Roasted Pumpkin and Garlic Soup!
The recipe is simple, non-time consuming, won’t break the bank and who doesn’t love a good pumpkin soup?!

What you’ll need

  • 2kg butternut pumpkin, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves (unpeeled)
  • 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Pinch salt and pepper

* If cream is desired, choose a reduced-fat option

How to make!

  1. Preheat oven to 200’C.
  2. Toss chopped pumpkin and garlic in a little olive oil, salt and pepper and place on baking tray/s lined with baking paper.
  3. Bake for approximately 1 hour or until pumpkin is golden and soft.
  4. Peel garlic cloves and combine with pumpkin and stock in a large pot, bowl or food processor.If in a pot or bowl, blend until smooth using a hand held mixer. Alternatively blend in food processor until smooth.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.