Roasted pumpkin soup with tortillas

Serves: 4
Prep:
30 mins plus rising
Cook:
30 mins

roasted pumpkin soupIngredients:

1 x pumpkin (approx 900g), peeled and deseeded
3 tbsp olive oil
1 ½ tbsp fresh chopped rosemary
2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 Lt vegetable or chicken stock
1 x 150g packet Boursin black pepper
tortilla chips and Gruyere cheese, to serve

Method:

1. Preheat the oven to 200C/fan190C/Gas 6. Cut the pumpkin into even sized chunks and place in a large roasting tin with the olive oil, rosemary, thyme and garlic. Stir to coat and roast for 35 minutes, stirring once during cooking.
2. Remove the squash from the oven and place in a saucepan with any pan juices and stock. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Using a food processor or blender blend the pumpkin in batches, if necessary, until smooth. Add the Boursin black pepper and blend until smooth.
3. Return the soup to a saucepan and reheat. Spoon into bowls and scatter over tortilla chips and grated cheese.

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