Pumpkin Pork Ribs Soup (Chinese Pumpkin Soup)
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Nutritious and tasty pumpkin pork ribs soup. Pumpkins are beneficial for good vision, immune system, improve lactation, lowers blood pressure and more.
Recipe type: Slow SImmer Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 6
  • 600 g pumpkin - skin and seeds removed, cut into chunks
  • 350 g pork spare ribs
  • 1 carrot - peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 corn - shucked and cut into sections
  • 4 dried red dates
  • 6 cups water (or just enough to immerse ingredients)
  1. Scald pork ribs in hot boiling water for about a minute to remove scum and dirt.
  2. Bring water to boil in a soup pot. (I used a clay pot). When it starts boiling, add pork ribs, corn, dried red dates and carrot into the pot. Simmer for an hour.
  3. Add pumpkin and simmer for another 20 minutes.
  4. Season with salt to taste if required and serve.
Recipe by Souper Diaries at https://souperdiaries.com/pumpkin-pork-ribs-soup/