Our Healthier Christmas Meal Picks!

By Hannah de Gruchy / Nutrition / December 1st, 2022

10. Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

We know that Halloween is well and truly a distant memory, faded by the fairy lights and tinsel of December, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t still enjoy pumpkins. Like butternut squash, a pumpkin is a type of winter squash that’s in season right now and is rich in many important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, whilst being relatively low in calories.

Plus, who doesn’t love a delightful bowl of soup with some buttery, crusty bread when the weather outside is frightful?

The beauty of any soup recipe is that as well as the hero ingredient, in this case, pumpkin, you can throw in any leftover cooked veg towards the end of the cooking process, helping to minimise your household food waste. (Because who doesn’t cook too many vegetables on December 25th?)

Follow this Pumpkin Soup recipe, then add in your cooked veg at the end before warming through and blending. Add more water or stock to your favoured consistency if it becomes a little too thick.


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