For the cooler months, you can't go past a delicious, creamy soup to keep you warm.


  • 400gm (approx.) pumpkin flesh without skin and seeds

  • 1 onion, peeled

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled

  • 1 small carrot

  • 1 red capsicum, stalk and seeds removed

  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger

  • 2 - 3 pinches of smoked paprika

  • 2 - 3 sprigs of thyme

  • 100 mls tomato puree

  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock

  • ½ cup cream

  • Salt and pepper

  • 8 slices of rye bread

  • 2 tablespoons sour cream as garnish


  • 1.

    Insert the spindle and attach the course shredding blade into the Electrolux Masterpiece Food Processor (or similar product). Press the power button followed by the start button and grate the pumpkin, onion, garlic, carrot red capsicum and ginger.

  • 2.

    Heat a pot, melt the butter add the grated vegetables and sweat for 5-7 minutes.

  • 3.

    Add the paprika, thyme, stock, tomato puree and cream and bring to boil and cook for approx. 15 minutes.

  • 4.

    While the soup is cooking, toast the bread slices and cut them into cubes or fingers.

  • 5.

    When the soup is ready, remove the thyme stems and blend with the Electrolux Masterpiece Immersion Blender (or similar product) pressing the turbo button (when using the food processor use the large knife blade) to a very fine creamy soup.

  • 6.

    Heat the soup again, season with salt and pepper.

  • 7.

    Finish each portion with half a small spoon of sour cream.

  • Note:

  • 1.

    The soup lasts for several days in the fridge, if you like it a little thinner dilute the soup with some more stock or water.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 253kj
  • Fat Total 18g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 17g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Sodium 637mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Recipe written by Walter Trupp for Electrolux.

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