Vendée-style Halloween pumpkin soup

Vendée-style Halloween pumpkin soup

Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves 6



  • 1 lb of pumpkin
  • 3 potatoes
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups poultry stock
  • 1 tbsp tomato concentrate
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 tbsp sour cream



Peel and dice pumpkin and potatoes.

Heat the stewpot to 2/3 of the maximum power of your stove with the olive oil, and add onion.

Sweat the onion for 2 minutes, then add the potato and pumpkin.

Brown the mix for 5 minutes then add the poultry stock, tomato concentrate. Finally, add water to the level of the vegetables.

Cover with lid and cook for 25 minutes over a low heat. (It only needs to simmer)

Blend the soup and add salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Add the sour cream to complete the dish.

Tip: For a bit of crunch, add roasted pumpkin seeds at the last moment


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