Pumpkin and fennel soup with chilli prawns

Pumpkin and fennel soup with chilli prawns


Give your hearty pumpkin soup a fresh twist by adding fennel, chilli and prawns.

The ingredient of Pumpkin and fennel soup with chilli prawns

  1. 1 tbsp olive oil
  2. 1 brown onion, coarsely chopped
  3. 1 fennel bulb, fronds reserved, coarsely chopped
  4. 1kg butternut pumpkin, seeded, peeled, coarsely chopped
  5. 2 cups (500ml) salt-reduced chicken or vegetable stock
  6. 12 raw prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  7. 1 long red chilli, finely chopped
  8. 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  9. 1 tbsp coarsely chopped fennel fronds
  10. 60g pkt Coles Australian Baby Rocket
  11. 1 garlic clove, crushed
  12. 1 red birdseye chilli, seeded, finely chopped (optional)
  13. 2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted
  14. 2 tbsp finely grated parmesan
  15. 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil

The instruction how to make Pumpkin and fennel soup with chilli prawns

  1. Heat half the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and fennel. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until onion softens. Add pumpkin, stock and 2 cups (500ml) water. Bring to a simmer. Cook, partially covered, for 30 mins or until pumpkin is tender. Set aside to cool slightly. Use a stick blender to carefully blend until smooth. Season.
  2. Meanwhile, to make the parsley and fennel pesto, process the parsley, fennel fronds, rocket, garlic, chilli, pine nuts and parmesan in a food processor until finely chopped. With the motor running, add the oil in a thin, steady stream. Season.
  3. Combine prawns, chilli and remaining oil in a bowl. Season with pepper. Heat a large frying pan over high heat. Cook prawns, turning occasionally, for 2 mins or until prawns curl and change colour.
  4. Ladle soup evenly among serving bowls. Drizzle with pesto. Top with prawns and reserved fennel fronds.

Nutritions of Pumpkin and fennel soup with chilli prawns

calories: 545.637 calories
calories: 35 grams fat
calories: 6 grams saturated fat
calories: 24 grams carbohydrates
calories: 19 grams sugar
calories: 31 grams protein
calories: 1575 milligrams sodium
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