Pumpkin and carrot soup is one of the most nutritious side dishes that you can serve to your family. After all, the two main ingredients are nutrition powerhouses in their own right. This is a guest recipe post by Susan, founder of www.CooktheStone.com
1In a large saucepan placed over low heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and leek. Cook it for 3 minutes, or until the two are softened.
2Add the garlic and other spices. Continue stirring for 30 seconds.
3Add the pumpkin and carrots with the stock. Bring this to a boil.
4Lower the heat and cover the saucepan. Let it simmer for about half an hour.