Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Cheesy Noodle Spiders Recipe | Legendairy

Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Cheesy Noodle Spiders


4
Easy
30 MINS
45 MINS

A classic pumpkin soup recipe is always essential, but these cheesy noodle spiders are what will get the kids hooked.

INGREDIENTS

  • olive oil spray
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 stick celery, chopped
  • 500g pumpkin, peeled and chopped
  • 1 potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 750ml reduced salt vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup reduced fat milk
Cheesy Noodle Spiders
  • 1/2 x 72g packet 2 minute noodles, cooked without flavouring
  • 1/3 cup grated reduced fat cheddar cheese

METHOD

  1. Heat a stock pot over medium heat and spray with oil. Add the onion and celery and cook gently without colouring for 5 minutes. Add the pumpkin, potatoes, carrots, bay and stock. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Puree, then stir through milk.
  2. Use kitchen scissors to roughly snip noodles into short lengths, toss with cheese and divide into 4 piles on a baking paper lined tray. Bake at 200°C for 10 minutes or until crisp and golden. Cool.
  3. For serving, warm soup gently without boiling. Serve warm in mugs with Cheesy Noodle Spiders.

HANDY TIPS

Tip: Add some grated parmesan cheese to this soup for a flavour burst!

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