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Pumpkin Soup

Thick & Creamy Pumpkin Soup is our family recipe, and a favourite weekly soup! Served with crispy bacon, this soup will become YOUR new favourite soup!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin soup
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Karina


  • 2 pounds (1 kg) pumpkin skin and seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 onion roughly chopped
  • 2 medium-sized potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 large carrot peeled and diced
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth (stock)
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste (if needed)
  • 1/2 cup half and half (or light cream)
  • 1/2 cooked bacon to serve (optional)
  • Fresh parsley to serve (optional)


  • Place all ingredients, except cream, in a large pot or saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat until vegetables are tender.
  • Take off heat. Using a stick blender, blend until smooth.
  • Add the cream and stir through (do not boil after adding cream).
  • Add any salt or pepper if needed, and serve with bacon and parsley (if desired).




Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 530mg | Potassium: 791mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 14590IU | Vitamin C: 35.1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 3.9mg