Vegan Recipes

SQUASH SOUP IN A PUMPKIN BOWL

Squash soup make a delicious, satisfying meal.  When served in a pumpkin, it makes a whimsical, delightful presentation.  Try this simple, yummy soup – even tasty in any kind of bowl!

Note: The pumpkin serving bowl will not be cooked all the way through but the bowl will be fine to use.  You are looking for the bowl to be sturdy enough to hold the soup.  You can roast with a bit of olive oil on the inside of the pumpkin for 15-20 minutes before moving on to the 4th step of the recipe. 

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SQUASH SOUP IN A PUMPKIN BOWL
This is a wonderful soup and an elegant way to serve it for guests.
squash-soup-in-pumpkin-bowl
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
squash-soup-in-pumpkin-bowl
Instructions
Pumpkin Soup
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Arrange a baking sheet with pumpkin tossed in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and distribute the garlic and thyme. Roast in the oven for about 30 minutes, until tender.
  2. In a saucepan, add the sliced fennel with a tablespoon of olive oil and cook until tender. Stir in the pumpkin, garlic, and vegetable stock and bring. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from the flame and allow to cool for a few minutes. With a hand blender, blend the soup until it reaches a creamy consistency. (Add more water to thin the soup if necessary)
  4. Season with salt and pepper and top with chopped fennel fronds.
Pumpkin Bowls
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut the top off of each pumpkin and reserve the top to replace on the pumpkin bowl. With a spoon, remove the pulpy center of the pumpkin.
  3. Season the flesh with salt and pepper and place the pumpkins in a deep pan. Pour in a cup of water covering the bottom of the pan.
  4. Fill each pumpkin with your prepared soup. Replace the tops of the pumpkins and cover the pan with foil. Bake for approximately 35 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Note: The pumpkin serving bowl will not be cooked all the way through but the bowl will be fine to use.  You are looking for the bowl to be sturdy enough to hold the soup.  You can roast with a bit of olive oil on the inside of the pumpkin for 15-20 minutes before moving on to the 4th step of the recipe. 

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