Kaffir Lime Infused Pumpkin Soup


Kaffir Lime Infused Pumpkin Soup

Servings 6
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 30 mins


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 brown onion
  • 5 kaffir lime leaves
  • 3 cup vegetable stock
  • 1.5kg butternut pumpkin (approx. 4 cups of pumpkin puree)
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • salt and pepper


  • Place butternut pumpkin on an oven proof dish and bake until soft.
  • In a medium pot add olive oil and diced brown onion. Keep on a medium heat.
  • Once the onion has become golden brown, add kaffir lime leaves and vegetable stock.
  • Give the leaves some time to infuse in the broth, this should take approx. 15 minutes.
  • Remove leaves from the pot (keep to the side to re-add later) and place 4 cups of the pumpkin puree, grated ginger and salt and pepper (to taste). Using a stick blender, blend the soup until smooth.
  • Re-add the kaffir lime leaves to the soup and add the coconut milk. Let the soup simmer on a low heat for 15 minutes, before serving. Don't forget to remove the leaves. Enjoy!

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