Spicy butternut soup with orange and cumin

Butternut soup-001 main

Ingredients

  • 50ml butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5ml cumin
  • 2 butternuts, cubed
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1L chicken stock
  • Juice and zest of 1 orange
  • Salt and milled black pepper
  • 80ml sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp pumpkin seeds, roasted

Method

  1. Melt the butter in a large pot.
  2. Sauté the onions and cumin until soft and translucent.
  3. Add the butternut and potatoes and fry for a few minutes.
  4. Add the stock, cover and allow to simmer for +/ – 30 minutes.
  5. Using a hand blender, blend the soup until smooth, adding the orange juice and zest.
  6. Check the seasoning. Pour into bowls and sprinkle with roasted pumpkin seeds and extra orange rind.
  7. Swirl with a little sour cream.
  8. Enjoy with a freshly baked Cheese and herb loaf, Health bread, or Melba toast.

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