Winter is here and it is in full swing! And what better way to keep out the cold than a good bowl of soup? Pumpkin spice soup is a favourite. This time though, instead of the traditional creamy spicy pumpkin soup, we went for chunky with a different range of flavours, still warming, but differently so. Thanks to our partner Forays into Food for the recipe!
1/2 pumpkin (or 2 small ones), chopped
2 onions, chopped
1 head of garlic, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
2 sprigs of fresh thyme
2 sprigs of fresh oregano
1 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp Aloha Spiced Cacao
2 tsp zaatar
2 tsp urfa biber (Turkish black chili)
3 c vegetable broth
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1) Heat oil in the bottom of a pot and sauté onions until translucent. Add garlic and peppers, and cook for a couple of minutes before adding pumpkin and broth. Throw in herbs and simmer for 20 minutes.
2) Add spices and simmer for a few more minutes, then taste test and check vegetables for tenderness.
Dead simple, warming and tasty. Perfect after a walk in the cold!