Suman Rakshit
Last Updated: 10th May 2014

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Water Melon & Pumpkin Soup vegetarian recipe

Have a hard time convincing your family to eat pumpkin?

Here is a recipe which will make pumpkin one of their favourites.  A unusual and unique combination of pumpkin and watermelon, this soup is a great choice for the summer season.

Recipe

Ingredients Amount
Yellow pumpkin puree 2 cups
Seasoning ½ cup
Water melon juice 8 oz
Slice of French loaf 1 slice
Garlic butter 1 tbsp
Butter 1 tbsp
Chopped onion ½ cup
Garlic 1 tsp
Leek 1 slice
Parsley Steak 100 gms

Method

  • Peel the pumpkin. Blanch it in water and cool completely. Puree it in a mixer and keep aside.
  • Heat butter and saute chopped onion, garlic, leek & parsley steak.
  • Add the pumpkin puree and cook till the mixture becomes smooth.
  • When it is nicely cooked and mixed, strain the mixture through a strainer and add watermelon juice.
  • Blend it all together in a mixer to get a fine, smooth textured soup. Keep aside.
  • Toast a French bread slice until crisp. Apply garlic butter and serve hot accompanied with the soup.

Nutrient Value

Amount Per Serving
Serving – 1
Calories 757.9
Total Fat 28.9 g
Saturated Fat 8.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.8 g
Cholesterol 108.1 mg
Sodium 515.0 mg
Potassium 685.3 mg
Total Carbohydrate 79.9 g
Dietary Fiber 23.4 g
Sugars 18.3 g
Protein 36.7 g

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Suman Rakshit
A voracious reader and a pondering writer, he is a magician who pulls out your dose of humor from the hat.

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