In winter, there’s nothing better than enjoying warm and comforting dishes. A delicious and easy-to-make option is pumpkin soup, especially when prepared with Extra Virgin Olive Oil from the Protected Designation of Origin Estepa.
Pumpkin not only adds flavor and texture to soups but is also rich in vitamins A and C, fiber, and antioxidants. Combined with the EVOO from DOP Estepa, which provides antioxidants and healthy fatty acids, you get a wholesome and tasty dish.
The Extra Virgin Olive Oil with PDO Estepa stands out for its high quality, enhancing both the flavor and nutritional value of the meal.
Recipe Pumpkin Soup with EVOO from PDO Estepa:
375 g pumpkin
50 g potatoes
50 g onion
1 garlic clove
Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Protected Designation of Origin Estepa
½ teaspoon cumin powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
500 ml chicken or vegetable broth
- In a pan or pot, add a generous drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Add finely chopped garlic and diced onion. Peel the potato and add it sliced. Season with salt and pepper and cook until golden.
- Add the pumpkin cut into small pieces and then add the spices one by one. Sauté for a few minutes.
- Add the broth and cook until everything is tender.
- Transfer everything to the blender and blend until smooth and lump-free.
- Serve in a bowl and garnish as desired. You can drizzle with a bit more EVOO, add nuts, chopped ham, or cheese.
This pumpkin soup with EVOO from DOP Estepa is a delightful option for cold days. Enjoy a comforting and healthy meal that combines the best of tradition and flavor.