Pumpkin Soup with Turmeric Recipe
Pumpkin Soup with Turmeric
Total time: 30 to 60 minutes
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note
Charles Gilles says, "Fall is the season for game and squash. Pumpkin can be prepared in both sweet and savory recipes. Use the hollowed out shell as a serving tureen."
- 700 g (1 1/2 lb.) European Pumpkin
- 250 g (9 oz.) crème fraîche
- 100 g (3 1/2 oz.) onion
- 50 g (3 tbsp.) butter
- 500 ml (2 cups) milk
- 10 g (1 tbsp.) Turmeric
- Croutons
  1. Wash the pumpkin; peel and cut into cubes.
  2. Sweat the chopped onion in butter; add the diced pumpkin and cook a few minutes longer; add the milk, salt and pepper; sprinkle with turmeric. 
  3. Cook everything gently for about 20 minutes. 
  4. Liquefy in a blender, add the cream and reheat.
  5. Serve hot with croutons. Decorate with a drizzle of cream. 

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