Thai Roast Pumpkin & Coconut Soup

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Thai Roast Pumpkin & Coconut Soup
Course Entree, Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1.5 kg pumpkin peeled and roughly chopped
  • 4 tsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 lemongrass bashed a little
  • 4 tbsp Thai red curry paste
  • 400 ml can coconut milk
  • 850 ml vegetable stock
  • lime juice and sugar for seasoning
  • 1 red chilli sliced, to serve (optional)
Course Entree, Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1.5 kg pumpkin peeled and roughly chopped
  • 4 tsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 lemongrass bashed a little
  • 4 tbsp Thai red curry paste
  • 400 ml can coconut milk
  • 850 ml vegetable stock
  • lime juice and sugar for seasoning
  • 1 red chilli sliced, to serve (optional)
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 180C fan. Toss the pumpkin or squash in a roasting tin with half the oil and seasoning, then roast for 30 mins until golden and tender.
  2. Meanwhile, put the remaining oil in a pan with the onion, ginger and lemongrass. Gently cook for 8-10 mins until softened.
  3. Stir in the curry paste for 1 min, followed by the roasted pumpkin, all but 3 tbsp of the coconut milk and the stock.
  4. Bring to a simmer, cook for 5 mins, then fish out the lemongrass.
  5. Cool for a few mins, then whizz until smooth with a hand blender, or in a large blender in batches.
  6. Return to the pan to heat through, seasoning with salt, pepper, lime juice and sugar, if it needs it.
  7. Serve drizzled with the remaining coconut milk and scattered with chilli.
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