Pumpkin soup

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This is an ideal soup for Halloween. If you are planning to carve your pumpkin, this site has some good tips: http://www.pumpkincarving101.com/pumpkin_carving_basic.html

Pumpkin soup ingredients:

2 pounds ( 900g ) of pumpkin flesh, cut into cubes
1 large onion, chopped
1 large potato, peeled and cubed
1-2 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 flat teaspoon of curry powder, mild or medium strength
1 bay leaf
salt and freshly ground pepper
3-4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 tablespoon sunflower oil

The procedure:

Boil the pumpkin cubes and the bay leaf in some water until nearly tender
Genly fry chopped onion in the oil until transparent, then add the crushed garlic
Mix in the curry spice and stir, then pour the cooked pumpkin into the mixture and
add potato cubes, stock and salt and pepper, simmer until cooked

Blend to a creamy consistency and serve with crusty rolls.

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