Organic Pumpkin Soup for Longevity

Organic Pumpkin Soup for Longevity

Did you know that pumpkin features in all the Blue Zones diets for Longevity? Not only is it low-calorie, high fibre, but it is rich in potasium, beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, lutein and vitamin C, making it heart-healthy, gut-healthy and protective for eye health.

Credits: Ceri, Zenxin master chef

Print the recipe! Blue Zone Pumpkin Soup

Key facts

Preparation time: 10 mins 
Cooking time: 20 mins
Total: 30 mins
Serves: 6

Ingredients

• 20g organic extra virgin cold-pressed olive oil
• 3 cloves of organic Morado garlic
• 1 kg organic Japanese pumpkin
• 2 tbsp organic vegetable stock concentrate with Himalayan rock salt
• 2 litres water

Method

  1. Wash and peel the pumpkin and cut into small pieces.
  2. Measure out the olive oil into the Thermomix bowl
  3. Peel the garlic and add using the chopping speed 10.
  4. Select 20 mins on the timer and 98°C on the temperature speed 1 and startto sauté the garlic.
  5. Add the broccoli and sauté for 6 mins.
  6. Add water to the 2 litre mark and continue to cook.
  7. After the program is completed add the vegetable stock and blend on speed 10 for 2 minutes.

The ingredients!