Spicy Pumpkin Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Soup
Servings: 3
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic, sliced fine
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 cups peeled and chopped pumpkin (or butternut squash)
  • 3 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1/2 tsp more salt if needed
  • 1/2 tsp Sriracha sauce (or 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper)
  1. In a medium sized soup pot, add olive oil and chopped onion. Sauté on low heat just until slightly softened. 

  2. Add garlic and dry spices. Stir.

  3. Add peeled and chopped pumpkin. (You can easily peel the pumpkin with a y-shaped vegetable peeler). Stir for a couple of minutes. 

  4. Add stock and stir.

  5. Simmer on low heat for 20 minutes or until fork tender.

  6. Allow the soup to cool a little before putting it in the blender.

  7. Blend until smooth. Return to the pot for a couple of minutes on low heat. 

  8. Garnish with Sriracha and serve.