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Old 09-24-2006, 06:21 AM   #1
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Spiced roast pumpkin and winter vegatable soup

my TNT soup for the colder months:

1/2 small pumpkin (peeled, deseeded and chopped)
4 carrots (diced)
2 Parsnips (diced)
2 Leaks (Trimmed and cut in rounds)
6 Small red onions (peeled and quatered)
6 Stalks of celery (chopped)
4 cloves of garlic (crushed)
1 1/2 tsp cummin seeds (bruised)
1 tbsp brown sugar
2 bay leaves
800ml good chicken stock
olive oil
2tsp cayenne pepper (or too taste)
handfull of chopped fresh corriander
Salt and pepper

1:Place the veg, garlic and bay into a roasting dish and grizzle with olive oil. Mix so that all the veg it coated.
2: Sprinkle with cummin and sugar
3: Roast in a pre heated oven for 30 mins at 200C
4: Add Chicken stock to the pan and delaze on hob, cover with tin foil and return to the oven for 45mins
5:Transfer contents to saucepan on medium heat and liquidize with handblender
6: Season with salt, black pepper and cayeene
7: Stir in fresh corriander and remove from heat
8: Serve with crusty bread


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Old 09-24-2006, 07:10 AM   #2
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Thanx Queenqueg

I am going to make this soup, for Halloween.


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Old 09-24-2006, 07:33 AM   #3
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I love pumpkin soup. This sounds like a wonderful addition to the file.
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Old 09-24-2006, 09:24 AM   #4
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Looks great, Queequeg! I think I'd double it (so I wouldn't have half a pumpkin leftover) and freeze some. Might toss some of those Barilla cheese tortellini in there to satisfy the "chew factor".

What's the U.S. equivalent of 800 ml?



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Old 09-24-2006, 12:16 PM   #5
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Thank you Queequeg for the great receipt of Spiced Roast Pumpkin And Winter Vegatable Soup.

I will definitely have to try the receipt.

Have a happy Sunday.

Jill and Jolie
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Old 09-24-2006, 01:41 PM   #6
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Bienvenue, Queequeg. What's the little creature in your avatar saying?
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Old 09-24-2006, 01:42 PM   #7
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Old 09-24-2006, 02:13 PM   #8
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As soon as temperatures start dropping here I'm definately going to give your soup a try. Nothing like a good pumpkin soup on a chilly evening

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