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Carola's Pumpkin Soup


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Ingredients

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  • 1 onion, peeled and quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 100 grams bacon, torn to 5cm lengths
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder, (i use Keens curry powder)
  • 800 grams pumpkin, chopped to 3x3cm cubes (including skin and seeds if you like!)
  • 200 grams potato, chopped to 3x3cm cubes (including skins)
  • 500 grams water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable stock concentrate, (or chicken stock paste)
  • 100 g cream, (or milk), optional
  • Chopped chives
  • 6
    40min
    Preparation 5min
    Baking/Cooking
  • 7
    easy
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Add onion, garlic and bacon to Thermomix bowl.  Chop 4 secs / sp 5.  Scrape down edges and add olive oil and curry powder (you could use more if you like).  Saute 3 mins / Varoma temp / Sp 1.

  2. Add pumpkin, potato and up to 500g of water (don't go over the maximum level on the jug!).  Don't worry if it looks like there isn't enough liquid added as a lot of liquid will come out of the vegetables while cooking!) Add stock concentrate and cook 25-30 mins / 100° / Sp 1.

  3. SLOWLY turn the speed dial up to Sp 4 until balanced and no longer vibrating.  Once settled, slowly turn speed dial up to Sp 9 / 1 min.  Add cream and combine 5 secs / sp 4.  Pour into Thermoserver and top with chopped chives.  Enjoy with crusty bread.

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Tip

I have been making this soup for years and recently converted it to Thermomix language... the thing I love most is how silky smooth it becomes after being blitzed in the Thermomix.  Heaven... CAUTION:  Please ensure that the jug is not overly filled (anything above the 2 litre mark can cause serious burns when you are blitzing the soup smooth)


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  • I have made this soup several times and absolutely...

    Submitted by HappyElle on 3. June 2020 - 18:43.

    I have made this soup several times and absolutely love it each time. It disappears quickly with my family. Thank you for sharing it. Love

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  • So delicious, smooth and creamy!

    Submitted by kirstm on 29. May 2020 - 07:44.

    So delicious, smooth and creamy!

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  • So easy, made it with some homegrown pumpkins and...

    Submitted by Wilgress77 on 24. May 2020 - 16:50.

    So easy, made it with some homegrown pumpkins and shared it with the neighbours..
    huge hit.

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  • The only pumpkin soup I make. Enjoyed by all my...

    Submitted by KatP on 28. April 2020 - 20:16.

    The only pumpkin soup I make. Enjoyed by all my family. Thanks for an amazing recipe Smile

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  • Truly sensational. Never knew that the missing...

    Submitted by roxygirl720 on 15. April 2020 - 11:42.

    Truly sensational. Never knew that the missing ingredient was BACON!
    OMG. The best. It was so nice. I overdid the stock paste......and it was too salty. So don't do what I did.
    Thanks so much for sharing.

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  • AMAZING! ...

    Submitted by alannahmoore on 10. April 2020 - 10:30.

    AMAZING!


    I didn't add bacon and used sweet potato instead of normal potato... so yummy!

    I also added; cracked pepper and salt/chilli/garlic grinder (from Aldi)

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  • Absolutely delicious !!! Left skin on pumpkin and...

    Submitted by Shaz73 on 4. April 2020 - 16:49.

    Absolutely delicious !!! Left skin on pumpkin and potatoes

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  • Delicious!...

    Submitted by Katchy.90 on 23. February 2020 - 20:36.

    Delicious!
    Made a double batch (separately) tonight to stock the freezer. It's delicious, made as is with no changes (unusual for me) but glad I did.

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  • This soup is AH-MAY-ZING!! My husband isn't a fan...

    Submitted by mnayler54 on 19. January 2020 - 12:06.

    This soup is AH-MAY-ZING!! My husband isn't a fan of soup but he'll happily eat this one. Tried it once with butternut and didn't enjoy it as much. I always use Kent or jarrahdale and it's absolutely delicious. Perfect for the freezer, still tastes just as amazing as when it's fresh and is perfect for a simple, healthy lunch or dinner. I'm genuinely sad when I remove the last serve of it from the freezer. Can't recommend this recipe enough.

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  • Absolutely delicious I love this soup

    Submitted by Nel144 on 12. November 2019 - 18:53.

    Absolutely delicious I love this soup

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  • Delicious easy with peel left on. Didn't notice...

    Submitted by traceace74 on 21. October 2019 - 10:37.

    Delicious easy with peel left on. Didn't notice once cooked and silky smooth blended

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  • Used butternut pumpkin, skin on, seeds off. No...

    Submitted by Tstar on 22. September 2019 - 21:40.

    Used butternut pumpkin, skin on, seeds off. No curry, no bacon but added 'Mingle' - Sofia chilli seasoning and Vegeta in place of vegetable stock . Sauted onion on stove top for second batch which tasted better than the first batch. One batch not enough for our family. Thank you for making this so much easier than using the stove top.

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  • Delicious pumpkin soup, the best recipe I have...

    Submitted by Linda288 on 1. September 2019 - 21:56.

    Delicious pumpkin soup, the best recipe I have come across so far. Love that I can leave the skin on (was hesitant to leave the seeds in so that got taken out). Only used 300g of water as I do like a thicker style of soup, and did not bother with cream or milk. I used about 200g of bacon as it was leftover from another recipe. Probably because I used extra bacon and the same amount of vegetable stock paste, it was slightly over salted for my tastes, so next time if i use extra bacon, I would only put 1 tablespoon of stock paste. Delicious with buttered toasted turkish bread!

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  • Best pumpkin soup EVER! We have this weekly in our...

    Submitted by MELON222 on 27. August 2019 - 15:57.

    Best pumpkin soup EVER! We have this weekly in our house, my toddler loves it!

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  • evajune wrote:...

    Submitted by Carola Cocacola on 24. July 2019 - 14:01.

    evajune wrote:
    approx how long should it take when you are on speed 3 for the beginning of the blending before it stops shaking? Ive waited about 5 minutes and am scared to turn it up higher as its still shaking a bit ?


    I'm sorry for not seeing your question (it would be great if Thermomix headoffice sent us an email when there was a question.) When you start blitzing a hot soup which has chunky bits in it to start with, you will find that it shakes around a bit but increase the speed one number at a time for about 5 seconds in between increasing the speed. You'll find that it finds its balance and settles down as you increase the speed. It takes less than 1 minute to blitz your soup completely. It's lovely. Good luck.

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  • love this! made it with sweet potato instead of...

    Submitted by charli_girl on 11. July 2019 - 19:01.

    love this! made it with sweet potato instead of potato

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  • I had the same issue, but I found that if I bumped...

    Submitted by Rynda on 1. July 2019 - 16:31.

    I had the same issue, but I found that if I bumped up the speed, the shaking settled down..

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  • approx how long should it take when you are on...

    Submitted by evajune on 27. June 2019 - 20:41.

    approx how long should it take when you are on speed 3 for the beginning of the blending before it stops shaking? Ive waited about 5 minutes and am scared to turn it up higher as its still shaking a bit ?

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  • Best pumpkin soup I’ve ever tasted and the whole...

    Submitted by Catski9 on 25. June 2019 - 19:40.

    Best pumpkin soup I’ve ever tasted and the whole family loves it!!! I don’t eat onion, so I added 1 tsp onion powder and doubled the bacon. So good!! 🤤

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  • Beautiful soup I didn’t need to add the cream

    Submitted by Virginia Schwarz on 23. June 2019 - 11:48.

    Beautiful soup I didn’t need to add the cream

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  • I didn’t have cream so I added milk, it was...

    Submitted by Tamara1993 on 16. June 2019 - 15:23.

    I didn’t have cream so I added milk, it was lovely. I think cream would have topped it though 😃

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  • Easily the best pumpkin soup I've ever had... I...

    Submitted by Taco86 on 13. June 2019 - 15:31.

    Easily the best pumpkin soup I've ever had... I didn't think it could live up to the reviews, but it sure did. Can't wait to cook it again!

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  • this is hands down the best pumpkin soup EVER!!!...

    Submitted by Lez80 on 13. June 2019 - 12:25.

    this is hands down the best pumpkin soup EVER!!! I’ve got it cooking again now. So delicious! Thank you so much for sharing with us!

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  • This was really good. My six year old liked it...

    Submitted by s_thorn@hotmail.com on 10. June 2019 - 19:55.

    This was really good. My six year old liked it too.

    Stacey

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  • Delicious!!!...

    Submitted by kellieaa on 9. June 2019 - 15:30.

    Delicious!!!
    I used all pumpkin,I also used smoky bacon instead and about 200grams for more of a smoky flavored- which is what I was going for.
    at the end a dash of chilli flakes.
    Nailed it !!!

    KellieAT

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  • Delicious!!! Only had 500g pumpkin so added 500g...

    Submitted by Sam74 on 4. June 2019 - 19:14.

    Delicious!!! Only had 500g pumpkin so added 500g of sweet potato instead.

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  • Delish! Can certainly taste the bacon. Sweet...

    Submitted by Colls on 19. May 2019 - 20:17.

    Delish! Can certainly taste the bacon. Sweet potato worked well too.

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  • Great soup loved it!

    Submitted by Suellen39 on 10. May 2019 - 18:47.

    Great soup loved it!

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  • Carola's Pumpkin Soup is super tasty....

    Submitted by Belistic on 5. May 2019 - 21:06.

    Carola's Pumpkin Soup is super tasty.

    I've made it twice in one week, and I don't usually like soup. Smile

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  • Made this today with my own home made chicken...

    Submitted by Nikki Pike on 1. May 2019 - 19:10.

    Made this today with my own home made chicken broth. Subbed the potato for sweet potato and added extra curry powder. So much depth in flavour. Will definitely be a go to pumpkin soup recipe from now on. Thank you. 🤤

    Cheers
    Nikki

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  • Nice soup

    Submitted by LisadayleTM5 on 25. April 2019 - 18:54.

    Nice soup

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  • Beautiful. And some first timers tasting pumpkin...

    Submitted by Tanryan75 on 14. April 2019 - 15:50.

    Beautiful. And some first timers tasting pumpkin soup. Will make again for sure. Thankyou

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  • Every person I have served this to, has...

    Submitted by Nickywinterton on 4. April 2019 - 12:07.

    Love Every person I have served this to, has absolutely loved it. The best pumpkin soup ever!

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  • So delicious! I used sweet pototo for the "potato"...

    Submitted by kateabela on 3. April 2019 - 20:18.

    So delicious! I used sweet pototo for the "potato" element and it was yummy!

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  • The perfect pumpkin soup

    Submitted by brookmann on 11. January 2019 - 15:30.

    The perfect pumpkin soup

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  • Wow just felt a nice pumpkin soup this one is the...

    Submitted by Thermomix2016 on 1. January 2019 - 21:43.

    Wow just felt a nice pumpkin soup this one is the best so far ive had, thankyou for sharing 😊😋

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  • Easy and tasty recipe, I didn't use cream or milk...

    Submitted by Colonial on 17. October 2018 - 08:30.

    Easy and tasty recipe, I didn't use cream or milk and was lovely.

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  • This was so easy to make and tasted amazing!...

    Submitted by kiwi_thermie44 on 22. August 2018 - 21:01.

    This was so easy to make and tasted amazing! Definitely making this again, thank you for sharing the recipe

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  • I added about 3 tablespoons of powdered chicken...

    Submitted by Stevie_ev90 on 16. August 2018 - 16:22.

    I added about 3 tablespoons of powdered chicken stock & pepper to this recipe and tastes amazing. I like my food salty. turned out great.

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  • Delicious!!

    Submitted by ozzieclogs.jnr on 12. August 2018 - 18:42.

    Delicious!!

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  • Great easy soup - thank you 😊

    Submitted by Cass998 on 10. August 2018 - 10:38.

    Great easy soup - thank you 😊

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  • Can I double the recipe?

    Submitted by TraceyMcAlister on 5. August 2018 - 13:37.

    Can I double the recipe?

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  • Yum! Followed to recipe exactly and super...

    Submitted by NZJen42 on 23. July 2018 - 05:38.

    Yum! Followed to recipe exactly and super delicious 👍

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  • Love this! My husband was super impressed! ...

    Submitted by Cazbaker on 20. July 2018 - 20:31.

    Love this! My husband was super impressed!
    Thanks for a great recipe! 😊

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  • Hubby an the family like it so it is winner.

    Submitted by Senior mum on 10. July 2018 - 16:04.

    Hubby an the family like it so it is winner.

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  • Eating this right now. Easy to make and very...

    Submitted by LizzyLoc on 8. July 2018 - 14:43.

    Eating this right now. Easy to make and very delicious - Thank you

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  • This was delicious! Thanks for such a simple yet...

    Submitted by kat292 on 4. July 2018 - 17:03.

    This was delicious! Thanks for such a simple yet yummy recipe. Will be a go to for sure from now on tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • We cook this multiple times per week, during...

    Submitted by littlefootfin on 29. June 2018 - 17:55.

    We cook this multiple times per week, during Winter. It’s super simple, and so delicious! I always add a little extra bacon. Perfection!

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  • I made this today because of so many great...

    Submitted by JulieB64 on 28. June 2018 - 14:41.

    I made this today because of so many great reviews, but, for me, it has a bit of a strange taste that I'm not a fan of. Maybe it was the curry powder, or my vege stock paste.....I'm not sure. I think I'll go back to my old trusted recipe though. Sorry.

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  • Absolutely love this pumpkin soup! So convenient...

    Submitted by Tarina oates on 27. June 2018 - 17:53.

    Absolutely love this pumpkin soup! So convenient leaving the skin on, especially when you're in a hurry, you wouldn't even know it was left on! I used 800grams pumpkin and 200grams of sweet potato. I didn't have any cream and didn't bother with a substitute. Added only 400grams of water and next time will only do 300 as I like thicker soup. Delicious!! Tongue

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