Simple Pumpkin Soup

Simple Pumpkin Soup recipe
Simple pumpkin soup

Some recipes should be kept simple as nature intended them to be. Pumpkin Soup is one of those dishes.
The natural flavour of pumpkin is already good enough, so you need very little to make a beautiful, creamy, full flavoured simple pumpkin soup.

This pumpkin soup without cream is a comfort food that will satisfy your taste buds. When used in the right amount, pumpkin can also be keto-friendly.
So make sure to measure the right amount of ingredients in this recipe.

Simple Pumpkin Soup recipe
Yield: Yield: 1 Serve

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Our simple pumpkin soup recipe is quite possibly the easiest soup recipe on the planet, because everything is thrown into a pot, boiled, blended and served.

Served with buttered crusty bread, this is really a meal on its own, rather than just a soup.
It is also customisable, with some great variations and ideas!

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups Pumpkin, cut into squares.
  • 1 tsp Butter, unsalted
  • ¼ cup Chicken stock
  • 1 tsp Pumpkin seeds

Instructions

  • In a saucepan, add water and add the pumpkin.
    Simmer until tender, about 5-10 minutes.
  • Add the cooked pumpkin in a blender and add butter.
  • Add chicken stock.
  • Blend until smooth.
    If needed, return in the saucepan and heat before serving.
  • Top with pumpkin seeds and serve.
  • Notes

    Use any type of eating pumpkin you want OR butternut squash (which is called butternut pumpkin in Australia).

    Pumpkin Soup serving suggestions

    1. This soup is perfect on its own for a light lunch with buttered Lemonade scones.
      Use the unsweetened variation.
    2. Serve with hot buttered crusty bread for dunking.
    3. It can also be a great with buttered Cheese scones.



    Pumpkin Soup recipe Variations

    1. Pumpkin Soup and Bacon
      Chop 1 bacon rasher into small pieces and dry fry in a non-stick frypan.
      Add when blending.
    2. Pumpkin Soup Curry
      stir in a touch of curry powder once you blend it, add little by little.
    3. Thai Pumpkin Soup
      Saute ¼ tbsp red curry paste in ¼ tbsp oil over medium heat.
      Cook for 2 minutes until really fragrant, then proceed with recipe. ie; add liquids and pumpkin etc.
      Then instead of using butter, use coconut cream.
      Garnish with coriander/cilantro.
    4. Pumpkin Soup Pasta
      Cook ¼ cup of macaroni elbows to al-dente.
      Add to the soup when blending.
    5. Pumpkin Soup With Potato
      For a slightly flavour variation, use only 1 cup of pumpkin and ½ cup grated potato.
    6. Pumpkin Soup Herbs and Spices.
      1. Lightly Spiced – stir in a good pinch each cumin, coriander and smoked paprika.
      or
      2. Turmeric – stir in a good pinch each ground turmeric, coriander and cayenne pepper.

    Nutrition Information

    Yield

    1

    Serving Size

    1

    Amount Per Serving Calories 135Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 12mgSodium 90mgCarbohydrates 21gFibre 4gSugar 9gProtein 4g

    "These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."

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