Pumpkin Soup with Pesto Cheese Bread

Jun 5, 2019 | Recipes

Warm up with this delicious Pumpkin Soup and grilled Pesto Cheese Bread recipe.


Pumpkin Soup

  • 1 large diced Leek (washed well)
  • 800g peeled and deseeded Pumpkin cut evenly into chunks (Choose a sweet pumpkin variety either a Butternutt or Jap)
  • 2L of Vegetable stock
  • 200g Sweet Potato peeled and cut into chunks
  • 400mls of good quality Coconut Cream or Coconut Milk

Grilled Basil Pesto & Cheese Bread

  • Your favourite sliced bread (Sourdough is great) 
  • Basil Pesto – Recipe can be found here  
  • Your favourite firm Cheese


Pumpkin Soup

  1. Place the Leek, Pumpkin, Vegetable stock and Sweet Potato into a pot and bring it to boil, then simmer until very tender.
  2. Add the Coconut Milk/Cream and blitz with a stick blender
  3. Serve with Grilled Pesto/Cheese bread

Grilled Basil Pesto & Cheese Bread

  1. Spread Pesto generously over sliced bread
  2. Sprinkle with your favourite firm cheese
  3. Pop it into the grill until lightly browned

Serves 5

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