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Italian Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients
  Pumpkin 1 Pound
  Potatoes 3
  Onion 1
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Fresh green beans/Fresh broad beans 1⁄4 Pound
  Milk 1 Pint
  Salt To Taste
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Leek 1 , cut into fine strips
  Hot chicken stock 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Heavy cream 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1 Peel the potatoes and pumpkins and cut them into dices.
2 Finely chop the onions.
3 In a pan, add half the butter and simmer choped onions in it.
4 Add in pumpkin,potatoes,beans and milk and bring to a boil.
5 Simmer for 45 minutes,stirring occasionally to prevent scorching.
6 Transfer to a blender and puree or strain through a fine seive.
7 Into a clean saucepan, add the puree and sprinkle salt and cayenne for seasoning.
8 In another pan,add the remaining butter and saute leeks until soft.
9 Add to the soup and gradually let it boil.

SERVING
10 Stir in cream,rice and parsley just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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