The Ultimate Immune-Boosting, Asian-inspired Thai Pumpkin Soup
Sometimes you just looking for some superfoods to kick your immune system into top gear. This is especially true during the those winter nights when you desperately need some natural remedies against the cold!
Before looking elsewhere in your pantry, try out the ultimate immune-boosting soup with below recipe:
- 500g chopped pumpkin
- 1 medium chopped sweet potato
- 1 spoon canola oil
- 1 large diced onion
- 2.5 litres vegetable stock
- 2 cloves of chopped garlic
- 1 inch chopped piece of ginger
- Sea salt & pepper
- Pinch of nutmeg
- 2 tablespoon Thai red curry paste
- 50g or 1/2 cup each of shredded carrot, zucchini, parsnip & celery
- 50g or 1/2 cup bean sprouts
- 1 stalk of bruised lemongrass
- 1/4 bunch of chopped coriander
In a large pot, heat the oil on moderate flame and add the onion and sauté for 5 minutes. Now saute Pumpkin, sweet potato, garlic, ginger and lemongrass with a little vegetable stock. Add curry paste and then season with pinch of salt & rest of spices. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
Once done, Puree soup in a blender and check seasoning. Add the shredded vegetables just before serving and sprinkle with chopped coriander.
Make ahead! Like most soups, this one is even better made the day before. Reheat before serving.
A good source of beta-carotene, this delicious warming soup is great for your Immune health.
Information contained in this article is of general nature only. Any comment or Communication made are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should first consider its appropriateness to your situation, including consulting with your doctor or healthcare practitioner.