I've had my last pumpkin sat under the kitchen counter since October. I have googled recipes, but clearly never got round to checking if I had all the ingredients or buying the ingredients I needed. That is until a few days ago. To be honest, I got fed up of moving it to get to the onions, then moving back to get at the crips. The recipe I found came from the BBC food website, its a plane and very simple recipe. This is what you'll need
- 1kg pumpkin (peeled, deseeded & chopped into chunks)
- 2 onions
- Olive oil
- 700ml vegetable stock
- 140ml double cream
- Gently cook the onions in the oil until soft.
- Add the pumpkin and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until softened and golden.
- Pour in the vegetable stock, season with salt and pepper and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Pour in the double cream and bring to the boil.
- Blitz with a hand blender and serve.
If you've read one of my recipe blogposts before, you'll know that I treat the recipe as a guideline. Having bought the smallest tub of double cream, it was still nearly twice as much as I needed and I'm not keen on having cream on anything else, so it all went in. I did also put more pepper than I normally would and because I had enough for a few servings, last night I added some smoked ham and it was delicious. So if you still have a pumpkin getting in the way, give this a go. Till next time and thanks for reading.