Help with pumpkin soup

nana_gee, Apr 7, 10:35pm
want to make some pumpkin soup and recipe calls for chicken stock, which I don't have. Wonder could I use a packet of chicken noodle soup instead?


muppet65, Apr 7, 10:38pm
absolutely just add extra water ...

nana_gee, Apr 7, 10:40pm
Thanks muppet65

aktow, Apr 8, 12:19pm
next time just buy some chicken stock powder,

litedelites, Apr 8, 9:18pm
Hi, I just use the powdered chicken stock and for each teaspoon you mix with 1 cup of water, T

ethans, Apr 15, 2:57am
Pumpkin Soup:
From Elizabeth: very popular:

½ a pumpkin peeled[can use kumera]
2 oxo or similar
1 cup lentils
water to cover

Cook all the above together, then puree.

chopped onion cook separately- steam & keep water 4 stock
soup bones beef, pork, cooked and remove meat.[optional]

Add salt and pepper to taste to puree.
Add Tarragon, thyme, oregano, rosemary and mixed herbs.
Garnish with parsley & grated cheese

Pumpkin Soup2:
From Suzanne: very popular:

½ a pumpkin peeled[can use kumera][carrot]
2 oxo or similar
1 cup lentils
water to cover
2 t curry powder[ginger with carrot]
Cook all the above together, then puree.

chopped onion
chopped bacon cook separately- steam & keep water 4 stock
ca also use chopped ham steaks from New World.

soup bones beef, pork, cooked and remove meat.[optional]
cooked meat balls could also be nice

nice to also do slithered carrots – slice on side of cheese grater
sliced leeks
celery sliced
chopped celery leaves
cauli florets
cubed potato
veges that need using up – steam & keep water 4 stock
Watties frozen International Mix or Stirfry Vegetables4 sweet & sour are nice and easy.

Add salt & pepper to taste to puree, then steamed veges
Garnish with parsley & grated cheese

Pumpkin vegetable slice:

2 teaspoons oil
2 cups grated/cooked cubed pumpkin
1 small onion, grated
2 spring onions, finely chopped
2 rashers short lean bacon, thinly sliced
Or sausage.
2 cups frozen Birds Eye veges
1 cup grated cheese
2/3 cup self raising flour
2 eggs, lightly beaten


Heat oil in a medium saucepan, add pumpkin, onion, spring onion, bacon and frozen Birds Eye Country Harvest vegetables. Cook for 3-5 minutes.
In a large bowl combine, cheese, flour and eggs. Add softened vegetable mix and combine well.
Spread mixture evenly into a greased oven proof dish 22cm x 22cm and bake in a preheated oven at 180 deg C for 25 minutes. Allow to cool before cutting.

serve with salad
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ethans, Apr 15, 3:02am
I do not like chicken in any form - yik it has had feathers on it. [:+{
I use anything else. any cream pkt soup, herbs, oxo, can of tomato you name it.Just taste it as you go.that is wha t NZ Master Chef says. [:+}

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