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13 Glorious Pumpkin Soup Recipes

13 Glorious Pumpkin Soup Recipes

These cozy and comforting pumpkin soup recipes will help inspire your next meal. Keep a can of pureed pumpkin on hand with just a few seasonings and you can create a chili, a chowder, a Thai curry, weeknight beef stew, and more. 

Pumpkin isn’t just for pie, and the PSL isn’t the end-all, be all (or is it?) and we put together this list of pumpkin soup recipes to help you reconsider what this fat orange squash really means to you. 

So buy an extra jack-o-lantern and roast it up or use the easy canned option, and you’ve got a rich base for all kinds of pumpkin soups. 

Forget the heavy dairy cream, you’ll be amazed at how pureed pumpkin adds a robust richness and deep fall flavor to these savory soups. 

Chunks of pumpkin in a light broth are a potato clone, soaking up the seasonings and goodness. 

I’ll be surprised if you don’t get hungry after reading through all these amazing pumpkin soup recipes.

This homemade pumpkin soup is filled with a cozy autumn flavor that you and your family will love! 

Savory and warming, this recipe is one of the easy pumpkin soups you can find on the web. 

The dish starts by cooking shallots and sliced sausage in olive oil, then includes chopped potatoes, carrots, pumpkin, vegetable stock, and spices into the pot. 

Then cover and bring to a boil. 

Add the mushrooms into the mix and cook until tender.

Put your extra pumpkin to good use by turning it into pumpkin-filled chili.

This fall dish is bursting with savory flavors and nice textures from the flavorful gourd, lentils, black beans—all simmered with pumpkin ale.

Plus, the recipe is easy to tweak! Feel free to add and subtract your aromatic spices to your liking.

On another note, learn how to tell when your pumpkin has gone bad before you add it to a dish

This fall pumpkin stew recipe calls for roasted and pureed pumpkin, but you can always rely on those canned pureed pumpkin options in the grocery store. 

Delicious ground beef mingles with fresh chewy corn kernels, making the dish extra-hearty and super fun to eat!

It’s delicious as is, but you can take the recipe up a notch with a simple light, green salad side. 

Don’t miss my version of the pumpkin spice Irish coffee too!

Experience the Moroccan vibe every time you shovel this pumpkin and chickpea stew into your mouth!

The dish is nice and cozy, but it’s also flavorful thanks to the warm spices such as garlic, ginger, cumin, red pepper flakes, and pepper. 

Topped with chopped cilantro and zesty lime, this comforting stew can be served alone, but you’ll be impressed if you pair it with cilantro lime rice, naan, or simple white rice.

This curried pumpkin soup is savory and super comforting, but best of all, you can make it on the stovetop or in your slow cooker.

Simply gather vegan butter or olive oil, onion, fresh ginger, chicken-style bouillon powder, dairy-free cream, pumpkin puree, and spices then cook them together in the slow cooker and DING! your pumpkin soup is done!

Make the soup kid-friendly by removing crushed red peppers and just use them as a garnish for adults.

How about making and serving these decadent pumpkin cookies to your little angels (or just for yourself)?

If you’re still undecided on what to do with pumpkin, this recipe should be the perfect answer!

Warming, creamy, and flavorful, you won’t believe that this delicious soup is ready in just 25 minutes. 

You heard it correctly!

Apart from that, it’s made from staple ingredients like onion, butter, sesame seeds, and greek yogurt and the recipe has endless possibilities.

Mix in some chicken, add a spicy kick with fresh ginger or cayenne pepper or garnish roasted sunflower seeds for a nice textural nuance. 

Served with some good bread, this creamy pumpkin-filled soup is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

Made in less than an hour, the recipe offers some authentic Asian flavors by adding Japanese pumpkin and red Thai curry paste into the soup. 

These two essential ingredients complement well with the stock, coconut milk, cashews, and brown onion. 

Serve the soup warm and don’t forget to finish it with coriander (cilantro) and lime on top!

Bring the traditional Vietnamese flavors to your family table by serving this filling pumpkin soup. 

The recipe calls for only seven ingredients and it’s so straightforward to put together. 

When choosing ground pork, be sure to pick those with a minimal amount of fat. 

If you can’t find one, simply sauté it a bit longer to render out some fat.

Made from just 11 ingredients, a vegan-inspired dish is one of the easiest soup recipes with pumpkin!

Though you can exclude the sweet potato, I suggest putting them to give the overall dish an extra consistency and texture. 

Pro tip: No need to roast the pumpkin in the oven; instead, simply cook it along with onions in the pot.


Bring on the heat!

Spices like sriracha and Thai red curry paste fill this hearty spicy peanut and pumpkin soup with bold flavor. 

It also offers a creamy indulgence, zesty mouthfeel, and umami flavor coming from coconut milk, soy sauce, and lime. 

The best part? It’s super quick and easy to make, and it’s sure to warm you up on cold nights!


Are you craving a creamy pumpkin soup? This recipe is for you.

This satisfying chowder recipe is bursting with fall flavors, so it’s a perfect choice if you’re looking for a simple, wholesome lunch or dinner!

You can enjoy it in a bowl with a drizzle of milk, sprinkle toasted pine nuts, and rosemary, or dunk some soft and fluffy dinner rolls for an extraordinary meal.

Long grain rice, canned pumpkin, corn, warm spices, and chicken breasts are blended together to make this soup super hearty and delicious!

To bring out the nice flavors, be sure to put the right amount of salt into the soup. 

Leftovers (which is impossible) can be stored in the fridge, but keep in mind the soup will thicken to almost a stew-like consistency. 

You may thin it out by adding a bit of chicken stock during the reheating process.

This fall version of minestrone soup features fresh pumpkin, butternut squash, red kidney beans, mirepoix, kale, and pancetta.

Adding large potatoes adds a creamy texture into the soup which also harmoniously blends with different spices and herbs such as oregano, bay leaf, and garlic. 

The soup is great to serve topped with lots of parmesan cheese.

The bottom line

Soothing, comforting and reliable, creamy pumpkin soups are just the ticket for ringing in fall flavors and putting delicious food on the table. 

Fooled ya, there’s no pumpkin at all in pumpkin-pie spice. But you can make your own Pumpkin-Pie Spice Blend here.

13 Pumpkin Soups: Savory And Flavorful ⭐️

13 Pumpkin Soups: Savory And Flavorful ⭐️

CookingChew reveals 13 of the easiest and best pumpkin soup recipes here and around the web.


  • Homemade Pumpkin Stew
  • Vegan Pumpkin Chili
  • Fall Pumpkin Stew With Ground Turkey
  • Moroccan Pumpkin & Chickpea Stew
  • Curried Pumpkin Soup
  • Creamy Spiced Pumpkin Soup
  • Thai Coconut Pumpkin Soup
  • Vietnamese Pumpkin Soup
  • Roasted Vegan Pumpkin Soup
  • Spicy Peanut And Pumpkin Soup
  • Creamy Pumpkin And Corn Chowder
  • Pumpkin Chicken And Rice Chowder
  • Pumpkin Minestrone Soup


  1. Pick at least two pumpkin soup recipes
  2. Choose one and gather the ingredients.
  3. Serve the hearty soup to your family table during cold nights.

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