This pumpkin and ginger soup is a wonderful mix of roasted flavors and exotic sharpness. With only 140 calories per serving, this Asian-inspired soup is absolutely delicious! If you really love ginger, you can add more than indicated. This pungent and spicy root is good for your body’s defense (especially during cold weather) and also stimulates the digestive juices.


Yield :

21 servings

Smart Points: 4
Points Plus: 3

Ingredients :

  • 1 large butternut squash
  • 2 onions
  • 1 ginger root (about 10 g)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 700 ml vegetable broth
  • 1 red chilli pepper
  • ½ lime
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 3 stalks coriander
  • salt
  • pepper

Preparation :

  1. Peel the pumpkin using a vegetable peeler.
  2. Cut the pumpkin in half and scoop out the seeds with a spoon. Cut the flesh into 1-cm cubes. Place on a baking sheet and roast in the preheated oven at 220 degrees C for about 25-30 minutes (until golden brown).
  3. Meanwhile, peel and finely chop the onion, ginger and garlic. Heat the oil in a pot and saute the ginger, onion and garlic over medium heat, stirring, for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the roasted pumpkin cubes and the vegetable broth and boil. Wash the chilli pepper, cut into half, core and chop very finely.
  5. Let the soup cook for about 20 minutes. Puree the soup using a blender or with an immersion blender right in the pot, then pass through a sieve.
  6. Boil again. Squeeze the lime and season the soup with lime juice, chili, salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Roast the sesame seeds in a pan (without fat). Wash the cilantro, shake dry, pluck the leaves and sprinkle over the soup together with the sesame seeds. Serve hot in bowls.

Nutritional Info :

Calories: 139 Fat: 7 g Saturated fat: 0.8 g Carbohydrates: 13 g Sugar: 0 g Fiber: 3 g Protein: 5 gCholesterol: 0 mg

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