Slow Cooker Coconut Pumpkin Soup

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This dairy free, deliciously creamy coconut pumpkin soup is an excellent source of Vitamins C & A, for antioxidant abilities, vision, and immune function. It is super easy and perfect for those chilly winter nights!

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • 1.5kg pumpkin, chopped coarsely, skin removed
  • 1 brown onion, chopped coarsely
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • ¼ cup coriander

Directions:

  1. Place garlic, chilli flakes, pumpkin, onion, coconut milk and stock in a slow cooker. Cook, covered, on high for 4 hours.
  2. Cool soup for 10 mins and blend using a stick blender. Season to taste.
  3. Serve soup topped with peanuts, fresh chilli and coriander.

Nutritional Info (per serve):

Calories                                  281
kJ                                           1179
Fat                                          17g
Saturated Fat                          14g
Protein                                    7g
Carbohydrate                         36g
Fibre                                       5g
Vitamin C                                45mg
Vitamin A                                8377 micrograms

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