Yield:

8 Servings (as a main course)

Prep:

30 min.

Cook:

60 min.

Kürbissuppe

German Pumpkin Soup

The secret ingredient to this delicious German soup is celery root.

Celery root is an important ingredient in a lot of German soups. It is not a nice-looking root, but the taste is amazing and gives a wonderful flavor to your soup.

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Recipe

German Pumpkin Soup Collage

German Pumpkin Soup

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Course: Soups & Stews
Cuisine: German
Servings: 6 Portions (as main dish)
Author: Angela Schofield

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized Ambercup pumkin alternatively your favorite pumpkin
  • 1 medium sized Carnival squash alternatively your favorite pumpkin
  • 2 onions
  • 2-3 large carrots
  • 1 stalk of leek
  • ½ head cellery root
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp. garlic paste or 4 cloves of garlic finely minced
  • salt pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • 200 ml heavy cream
  • pumpkin seed oil
  • roasted pumpkin seeds

Instructions

  • Peel celery root, carrots and onions cut roughly.
  • Cut the leek and rinse under cold water.
  • Depending on your preferences wash or peel the pumpkins, remove the core and cube roughly.
  • In a large pot melt butter and vegetable on medium-high heat.
  • Add the pre-cut vegetable and garlic paste and fry over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Add salt, pepper and pumpkin cubes.
  • Stir well and cover with water.
  • Cover with a lid and simmer on medium heat for about 45 – 60 min.
  • Puree the soup with a hand blender to desired consistency. Add water if needed.
  • Add the nutmeg and stir well. Taste and adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour in heavy cream and let simmer on low heat for about 15 min.
  • Sprinkle with a tsp. of heavy cream, pumpkin seed oil and roasted pumpkin seeds right before serving.

Notes

Serve with homemade German bread or rolls.
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Serving Tip:

 

Sprinkle with a tsp. of heavy cream, pumpkin seed oil and roasted pumpkin seeds right before serving.