Quick Pumpkin Soup
1 tablespoon oil
1 medium butternut pumpkin, seeds removed, peeled and roughly chopped
1 leek, trimmed, washed and sliced
vegetable stock, cream, seasonings to taste and chives
Place oil in a large microwave-safe bowl. Toss in pumpkin and leek. Cover with Microwave Wrap. Cook on High (100%) power for 7 to 10 minutes or until very tender.
Puree with a hand blender or in a food processor until smooth. Stir in enough stock and cream to achieve the desired consistency. Season to taste, topped with chives.