Pumpkin Soup Recipe

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This pumpkin soup recipe is the easiest soup recipe you will ever make! Creamy, warm, super comforting with minimal ingredients! 

close up shot of pumpkin soup served in sauce pan with wooden spoon aside

This classic pumpkin soup has so much flavor with minimal pantry ingredients, all you need to do simply roast the pumpkin in the oven, bring to simmer and Puree! That’s it, guys! Simple right? 

You can control the consistency of the pumpkin, however, you want! 

You can have variations and customizable like including coconut milk, creamy, anything of your choice that gives you a perfect twist for the classic pumpkin soup recipe.

Are squash and pumpkin are same?

Pumpkin and squash belong to the same family. Pumpkin is one type of squash, whereas squash generally refers to species to which pumpkin belongs.

Why this recipe works:

Pumpkin soup is low in calorie

Easy to make! Goes well with simple crusty bread. 

Dinner is done right under 30 mins! 

How to make Pumpkin Soup Recipe:

Pre-heat oven for 10 mins for 200 degrees C/400 degrees F.

cubed pumpkin on baking tray
Peel the squash skin and cut in cubes, Spread in the baking tray. Drizzle some olive oil, pepper powder, and salt.
pumpkin is being roasted in oven
Roast cubed pumpkin for 25 to 30 minutes.
garlic and thyme is cooked in deep saute pan
In a saucepan, heat butter, add chopped garlic and sprigs of thyme and salt. Saute for 1 or 2 mins.
roasted pumpkin in deep sauce pan
Add roasted pumpkin
roasted pumpkin is being cooked in vegetable stock in deep sauce pan
Add 2 cups of water or vegetable stock 
pumpkin is being cooked in deep sauce pan
Bring to boil for about 10 mins. 
immersion blender is being used to blend the pumpkin with stock
Turn off the flame, blend using an immersion blender
pumpkin soup is being puree using immersion blender
Blend till you get a creamy consistency.
pepper powder is sprinkled using pumpkin soup
Sprinkle pepper powder
cream is being added to pumpkin soup recipe
Add 1 or 2 tbs fresh cream. Sprinkle chili flakes and serve.

easy pumpkin soup is served in sauce bowl with wooden spoon aside

Tips to make the pumpkin soup:

Buy the pumpkin that has harder skin it tastes better for soups. 
Add other spices like oregano, basil as per your taste.
Add chicken stock /vegetable stock for better flavor.
Add coconut milk to get an incredible taste.

FAQ

Is pumpkin soup healthy?

Pumpkin soup has numerous health benefits, it is high in beta-carotene that turns into vitamin A and minerals.

What do you eat pumpkin soup with?

Pumpkin soup can be served with crusty bread, salad, mashed potato.

What is the best pumpkin to use for soup?

Pumpkin soup is best with harder skin like butternut.

How do you thicken pumpkin soup?

Simmer for about 15mins over a medium-low heat can thicken the soup or mix cornstarch with few tablespoons of water whisk and mix it with the soup to get a nice thicken consistency.

How long does the homemade pumpkin soup last?

Store the pumpkin soup recipe in an air-tight container and refrigerate for 3 to 4 days.

pumpkin soup recipe is served in sauce bowl with wooden spoon aside

Other Recipes you would like to try:

Classic French Onion Soup

Creamy Broccoli Soup

Squash Soup

Healthy Drumstick Leaves soup

Tomato Soup

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Roasted Pumpkin Soup


  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

This pumpkin soup recipe is the easiest soup recipe you will ever make! Creamy, warm, super comforting with minimal ingredients!


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups pumpkin
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tbs garlic
  • 2 tsp sprigs of thyme
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tbs cream
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven for 10 mins for 200 degrees C/400 degrees F.
  2. Peel the squash skin and cut in cubes, Spread in the baking tray. Drizzle some olive oil, pepper powder, and salt.
  3. Roast the cubed pumpkin for 25 to 30 minutes.
  4. In a saucepan, heat butter, add chopped garlic and sprigs of thyme and salt. cook for 1 or 2 mins, then Add roasted pumpkin.
  5. Add 2 cups of water or vegetable stock. Bring to boil for about 10 mins.
  6. Turn off the flame, blend using an immersion blender
  7. Blend till you get a creamy consistency.
  8. Sprinkle pepper powder and fresh cream
  9. Sprinkle chili flakes and serve.

Notes

Tips to make the best pumpkin soup:

Buy the pumpkin that has harder skin it tastes better for soups. 
Add other spices like oregano, basil as per your taste.
Add chicken stock /vegetable stock for better flavor.
Add coconut milk to get an incredible taste.

  • Category: Appetiser, brunch, Soup
  • Cuisine: American, Continental

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2 Comments

  1. Valentina Smith says:

    Thank you for the recipe, it is amazing. And I added nutmeg and chilli, made croutons with italian herbs and added it too, and it turned out great!

    1. Nithya Narasimhan says:

      Hi Valentina, Thank you so much. I’m so glad you loved it.

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