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Butternut Pumpkin Soup

Come Dine With Me South Africa S8: Ep3 Michael's recipes

1h 25m
Serves 4

Pamela Mahada

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PREPERATION TIME: 20 minutes and 60 MINUTES cooking time


  • 1 large onion
  • 1 bunch celery stalk
  • 2 butternut
  • 4 garlic clove
  • 1 litre beef stock
  • 3 spoons butter butter 
  • 1 teaspoon each: nutmeg, ginger, curry, sugar, cinnamon, sugar, coriander, salt and pepper, funnel seeds
  • 1 can coconut cream


  1. Peel butternut and toss in spices
  2. Cover with foil and roast for 40 minutes 
  3. Fry onions till translucent
  4. Add celery to onions and garlic
  5. Add roasted butternut to onion mixture and add stock
  6. Simmer for 10 minutes
  7. Remove from heat, blitz and add cream as needed
  8. Serve with chive oil and onion crisps (blitz chives and olive oil and strain with paper towel/sieve)


Add spices at your discretion. Use vegetable stock for less meaty taste in soup.