Creamy Pumpkin Ginger Soup

August 12, 2022

This Creamy Pumpkin Ginger Soup is one of the most delicious and easy ways to enjoy winter squash!

Isn’t it wonderful to go beyond the familiar flavors and discover different recipes from time to time? But it is always difficult to change or revise traditional flavors. Especially when it comes to soups, it is quite difficult to get out of habits and create new things. But pumpkin soup, which is one of the rare soups of American Cuisine, has the features that will help you catch the difference you are looking for.

Add croutons, bacon, or parmesan cheese before serving. It is combined with cream, spices, and mashed pumpkin. This pumpkin soup is super creamy.

Pumpkin soup, which you can prepare in less than an hour, will leave a wonderful taste in your guests’ palate. Here is the recipe for this magic soup…

Taste Score: %88
Difficulty Medium
Servings 8 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 40 mins
Total 55 mins

Tips

  • Use fresh and sweet pumpkin. Check out our 'Types of Pumpkins & Uses' article.
  • Warm the pumpkin in the oven before peeling it. This will allow you to peel the pumpkin more easily.
  • Use low-sodium vegetable broth.
  • Use freshly grated ginger.
  • Add heavy cream or sour cream to the recipe for a creamy texture.
  • If the soup is too liquid, cook the soup over low heat for a few minutes.
  • Blend the soup to get a creamy and smooth texture.
  • You can add croutons or coconut flakes to add crunch to the soup.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Chop the pumpkin, spring onion and fresh mint, add olive oil to the soup pot and fry the vegetables.
  2. Add the ginger grate to the large pot.
  3. When vegetables begin to change color, add vegetable juice, hot pepper and cream, then boil them for 35-40 minutes. Season it with salt and pepper.
  4. After the vegetables are softened, smooth it out with an immersion blender.
  5. Before serving, pour some freshly squeezed lime juice on it.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Pumpkin Soup with Ginger
Serves 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10 g12.8%
Cholesterol 33 mg11%
Sodium 360 mg15.7%
Protein 2.4 g4.8%
Potassium 380 mg8.1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Things to know about pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup is very rich in terms of the nutrients it contains. For example, ginger, existing in Pumpkin Soup, is a powerful anti-inflammatory and is recommended to be consumed in the treatment of diseases with severe pain. Likewise, onions are rich in sulfur, fiber, B and C vitamins.

Is Pumpkin Soup Healthy?

Yes. Pumpkin is one of the sweetest members of the gourd family and is rich in vitamin C, K, E as well as magnesium, phosphorus and iron. Pumpkin Soup, which has a significant benefit to health, is also a great option especially for cold winter days when metabolism slows down. Pumpkin Soup increases your body energy, gets you warm and protects you from diseases.

How To Cut a Pumpkin?

To peel the pumpkin, first heat it in the oven for about 10 minutes. Then cut a thin slice from the top to remove the stem. Cut the squash in half lengthwise with a sharp knife. Remove the seeds with the help of a spoon.

How To Roast a Pumpkin?

You can use roasted pumpkin in this recipe. To roast the pumpkin in the oven, preheat the oven to 350 °F- 400 °F (175 °C -200 °C ). Line the baking tray with parchment paper. Cut the pumpkin in half and remove the seeds. Place the meat side down on the baking tray. Spread or rub 1 tablespoon of olive oil on the pumpkin. Bake until tender, about 35 minutes. Let the pumpkins cool. Then peel off the shell. Finely chop and add pumpkin to the pan.

What To Serve with Pumpkin Ginger Soup?

This pumpkin soup is perfect for dinner or to serve on special occasions. It can be served with roasted vegetables, salad or bread. It is a delicious and satisfying starter meal. It can also be served by sprinkling croutons or parmesan cheese on its own.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Ginger Pumpkin Soup:

How To Store Ginger Pumpkin Soup?

Ginger pumpkin soup can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer. Allow the soup to cool completely before placing it in the refrigerator. You can then store it in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

To freeze this pumpkin soup, chill the soup completely. Freeze for up to 1 month in an airtight container. Thaw in the refrigerator before reheating.

To reheat the pumpkin soup, bring it to a boil over low-medium heat, stirring occasionally. You can also heat it in the microwave. Reheat in a microwave-safe bowl at 30-second intervals until fully heated.

Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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