Pumpkin and Rice Puree
1.5lb of cleaned pumpkin
3/4 cup of rice
1 onion
3-3.5 quarts of vegetable stock
3/4 cup of heavy cream
1 tsp of butter
Salt to taste
Prepare ingredients:

  1. Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 1
  2. Warm up deep skillet with butter over moderate heat:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 2
  3. Peel and chop onion, add to the skillet:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 3
  4. Fry onions until evenly transparent, stir from time to time:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 4
  5. Meanwhile, clean pumpkin and dice it; add pumpkin dices to the skillet once onion is ready; fry onion and pumpkin together, stir from time to time:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 5
  6. Pour enough vegetable broth to the skillet to fully cover vegetables, cover skillet with a lid, adjust heat for light simmering and cook:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 6
  7. While pumpkin is cooking, bring a pot with water to simmer, salt to taste, add rice in and boil it for 15 mins; rice should be completely soft; then drain it thought colander:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 7
  8. Cook pumpkin until fully soft:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 8
  9. Move skillet content to a cooking pot:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 9
  10. Add rice:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 10

  11. Add reminder of the vegetable broth in:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 11
  12. And puree everything using hand blender (if you are not sure on how much broth you need to get soup a consistency you want, add a portion of broth first, then puree and then add just enough broth to get soup to condition you want it to be):
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 12
  13. Put pot back on burner, bring to simmer, add cream in, mix and salt to taste if needed:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 13
  14. Then pumpkin and rice soup-puree is ready to be served; garnish each bowl with with chopped greens:
    Pumpkin and Rice Soup Puree Recipe: Step 14
Enjoy!
I saw this on some site and it looked so good...something like Liss might post...giggle...