9. PUMPKIN CHORIZO SOUP . Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil. There’s a similar recipe in this month’s Bon Appetit, I’ve been wanting to give it a try since I saw it, sounds great! Great soup Kevin…I like the chorizo/pumpkin marriage…great flavour combo! potato, oregano, and cumin and bring to a boil. *Many grocery stores make this in their butcher department. I looked up squash on wikipedia and found this article. Heat the oil in a large pot. Subscribe to the free Closet Cooking email newsletter and get a FREE copy of the eBook: Submitted by rlauro Updated: October 01, 2015. Lois is the Editorial Director of the Burn! The sweetness of the pear was fantastic with the savory, spicy soup. This is a soup for autumn time. After scooping out the seeds (which you save for roasting separately after washing off the stringy goop surrounding them), rub the entire surface of each half with olive oil, apply salt and pepper generously to the insides, and bake the halves on a cookie sheet in a 375-degree F. oven for about an hour and a half. Meanwhile drain the chick … Peel the carrot. The chorizo took the front stage and there was a nice subtle pumpkin flavour. Simmer The Best of Closet Cooking! Add the chorizo and season the soup to taste. [b]Spicy Roasted Pumpkin and Chorizo Soup[/b]. I came to realize that my meals were boring and that I had been eating the same few dishes over and over again for years. Add the stock and bring to boil. Garnish each bowl of soup with a little diced parsley and serve hot with some good crusty bread, butter, and a small salad. Keep up the squash research. Step 7. I was very surprised to learn that squash are technically fruits and not vegetables! 7. bring to the boil, then leave to simmer for 1 hour. Keep stirring the mixture occasionally and cook for about 10 minutes, or until the onions turn golden. pumpkin and partially pureed black beans make it nice and thick and creamy, Remove from the heat and let cool for 10 minutes. were actually just the winter squash. An excellent choice for WHB Kevin. If you have an immersion blender (and I recommend them highly), use it to blend the soup right in the kettle. They took less time to soften, so when you roast the carrots, keep an eye on them so they don’t burn. The Riverhouse is hosting their actual own themed dining acquaintance this … Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 chorizo (120g), finely diced 2 small brown onions, coarsely diced 900g crown pumpkin, skin removed, seeded, cut into 2.5cm chunks 1 medium carrot, peeled, coarsely diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 dried bay leaf 3/4 tsp … Add the onions and saute until tender. That looks awesome. I loooove pumpkin. I think this may be your best photo ever! Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes until soft. Add the ingredients from step 4. It seems that what I thought were squash (pumpkins, butternuts, etc.) After peeling, I prepped them with olive oil and salt/pepper the same way I did the pumpkin. Add And of course I love it that there’s cilantro (which is getting seriously beaten by basil so far as this year’s favorit herb!) I made a pumpkin penne last year with similar flavors, with Italian sausage. Put the pumpkin, carrot, garlic, onion, pepper and the bouillon cube in the SoupMaker and fill to the top line. Wow, that’s gorgeous and it sounds so good too! Heat a splash of oil on high and fry the chorizo for about 2 minutes until glossy. A Year Of Eating Seasonally: Food Journal – Simplicity Mama, https://www.closetcooking.com/pumpkin-and-chorizo-soup-with-cilantro/, 1 large potato (peeled and cut into 1/2″ cubes). The fresh chopped cilantro on top was really nice. Because there’s nothing better than coming home from a walk in the cold and potentially wet than a soup to warm up and the addition of some chorizo give it a little smoky depth. Thanks for helping us celebrate the two years of WHB! You shouldn’t need the stock cube but if your soup is lacking in depth then use one. Heat the oil in a large pot. our some soup into a bowl and top with the cilantro. Garnish the soup with the chorizo and coriander. (window.jQuery || document.write('   |  All Rights Reserved    BuzzPirate