Slow cooker spicy carrot and pumpkin soup
Please log in to save or rate.
Time to make:
6 hrs (Hands-on time: 10 mins, Cooking time: 4 hrs)
$2.00 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons oil
2 large carrots, scrubbed, chopped in chunks
2 medium potatoes, scrubbed, cut in chunks
4 cups pumpkin, cut in chunks
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon curry powder (we used a hot one)
1 pinch ground chilli powder
2 1/2 teaspoons ground paprika
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
freshly ground black pepper
3 cups salt-reduced liquid vegetable stock
1 cup water
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 In a large frying pan, cook onion and garlic in oil until softened. Add prepared vegetables and flour. Mix well, allowing flour to absorb oil.
Step 2 Place vegetable mix into slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients and cook on high for 4 hours (or low for 6 hours).
Step 3 When vegetables are tender, purée or process soup until smooth and return to slow cooker to keep warm.
Step 4 Adjust the consistency to suit your personal taste.
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free flour and stock. Check ground spices are gluten free.
Serve a thick soup with a little reduced-fat sour cream and chopped fresh mint. Or thin the soup with a little light coconut cream and garnish with coriander and toast6ed seeds if preferred.
About this recipe
First published: August 2007