SPOOKY PUMPKIN SOUP

Its #halloween so of course time for some hearty #pumpkin #soup!


This is the most cheesy (#vegan), creamy, smooth & delicious veloute #pumpkinsoup topped with toasted sunflower seeds & parsley.


If you're having it as a main meal instead of a snack - make sure you add a good quality protein source to go alongside it and of course a dark green leafy veg salad for optimum digestion and fibre.





Prep time: 10 mins Freeze time: 30 mins

Ingredients (serves 4)


•500g butternut squash chopped

•1 medium white onion chopped

•1 clove of garlic chopped

•150g cashews

•1 tsp ginger powder or 1 thumb fresh finely chopped

•1/2 tsp Ceylon cinnamon

•a pinch of ground cumin

•a pinch of turmeric

•a pinch of paprika

•2 tbsp olive oil

•2 tbsp nutritional yeast

•1 lt boiling water

•salt and pepper to taste

•dash of miso paste


Toppings

•sunflower seeds toasted

•parsley chopped

•a pinch of salt


Instructions:


• In a pot add the olive oil, onion, garlic and spices and sauté on low heat for 2 minutes.

• Add the chopped pumpkin and sauté for 1 more minute.

• Add the boiling water and the cashews and let it boil on low heat for 30 minutes.

• When the pumpkin is nice and soft, add salt, pepper and nutritional yeast and blend the soup with a hand blender or a heat proof blender.


To serve, add the toasted sunflower seeds, chopped parsley, salt and pepper and enjoy! ☺️