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Chestnut, Pumpkin & Orange Soup

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Chestnut, Pumpkin & Orange Soup



3 tablespoons of Cooking Oil

3 Shallots, chopped finely

3 cloves of Garlic, crushed

500 grams of Pumpkin, peeled, seeded and chopped

500 grams of Crumbed Chestnuts

300 mls of Vegetable Stock

300 mls of Fresh Orange Juice

Zest of 1 Orange

1 teaspoon of fresh grated Ginger

1 teaspoon of Paprika

Salt and Black Pepper to taste


Soften the shallots in the cooking oil.

Add the pumpkin and the garlic.

Cook for 3 minutes.

Add all of the remaining ingredients, cover and simmer until the pumpkin is tender.

Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.

Once cool place into a blender and process until smooth.

Reheat, season to taste and serve with sour cream.

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