Eating Mediterranean – Halloween Soup

Pumpkin Soup

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5l water
  • 1 chicken fat-free or vegetable stock cube
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 500 g pumpkin, peeled and roughly chopped
  • Optional: 1 celery stalk and 1 carrot, finely chopped

DIRECTIONS

  • Boil water
  • Once the water is boiled, add the stock cube and turn off heat completely and leave for 10 minutes.
  • Turn the heat back on to medium and add pumpkin, onion, celery and carrot.
  • Let it simmer until vegetables are soft enough to mix with a blender.

Spider meatballs

INGREDIENTS

  • 250g minced meat ( veal or pork/beef)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 table spoons of bread crumbs
  • Hint of nutmeg
  • Hint of pepper
  • Spaghetti (break in 4 pieces)

DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the minced meat, egg yolk, bread crumbs, pepper and nutmeg
  • Make them into small meatballs
  • Boil some water
  • Stick 4 pieces of spaghetti in one meatball and then add the meatballs to the boiling water
  • Once the meatballs start floating and the spaghetti is soft, they are done.
  • Drain meatballs in a colander and then add them to the pumpkin soup.

Serves 4

Recipe from Evelien Gaublomme