Pumpkin Soup #slowcooker

October 14, 2017


Delicious and impressive for Halloween or you can use other squash for all year treat.  You can add some crushed chillies for a little kick if you prefer.


Recipe from my latest book The Low Carb Slow Cooker by Sarah Flower 




Serves 6


Nutritional information Per Serving

102 Kcals

1.6g fat

15.4g net carbohydrates

3.3g fibre

5g Protein


450g pumpkin, diced

1 red onion, diced

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 medium sweet potato, diced (including skin)

2 sticks of celery. diced

4 Tomatoes, peeled and chopped

2 teaspoons of tomato puree (optional)

2cm grated fresh ginger

1 tsp grated nutmeg

½ tsp ground coriander

750ml vegetable, chicken or bone stock

juice from half Lemon juice

Seasoning to taste


  • Preheat the slow cooker, following the manufacturers recommendations.

  • Meanwhile prepare the vegetables.    

  • Place the vegetables into the slow cooker.  Add all remaining ingredients.

  • Place on high and cook for 6 hours.

  • Cool slightly.  Use electric hand blender to puree and keep on warm until ready to serve.  Season as required. 



For impressive presentation, use hollowed pumpkins as serving dishes.

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