Pumpkin Ginger Soup Recipe

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Pamela Published: January 3, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021
Pumpkin Ginger Soup Recipe

How To Make Pumpkin Ginger Soup

Mixing the sweet earthiness of pumpkin with the refreshing and prickly spiciness of the ginger for this delicious pumpkin ginger soup. Try it at home.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



For Soup:

  • 1tbspcoconut oil
  • 1mediumwhite onion,diced
  • 2tspkosher salt
  • 4cloves garlic,minced
  • 1fresh ginger
  • 1jalapeño,seeded and minced
  • 2tspSriracha
  • 2cansunsweetened pumpkin puree
  • cupsvegetable stock
  • 1canfull-fat coconut milk
  • 1lime,juiced
  • cuppepitas,toasted

For Cilantro Coconut Cream:

  • 1cancoconut cream
  • 1lime,zested
  • 1cupfresh cilantro leaves,packed, plus more for garnish


  1. In a large pot, melt the coconut oil over medium heat. Add the onion and 1 teaspoon of salt.

  2. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes, until the onions are translucent and softened.

  3. Add the garlic, ginger, and jalapeño. Sauté for 3 to 5 minutes, until fragrant and softened.

  4. Add the Sriracha, pumpkin purée, and vegetable stock and stir to combine. Cover the pot, reduce the heat to low, and simmer the soup for 15 to 20 minutes, until all of the vegetables are completely broken down.

  5. While the soup simmers, make the cilantro coconut cream by adding the chilled coconut cream to a liquid measuring cup or tall, narrow container, along with the lime zest and cilantro.

  6. Using an immersion blender, blend until the cilantro is completely broken down and the coconut cream turns pale green in color. Chill the cilantro cream in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

  7. Remove the soup from heat and stir in the coconut milk. Using an immersion blender, blend the soup until completely smooth. Season with the remaining teaspoon of salt. Stir in the lime juice. Season to taste with more salt, if needed.

  8. Ladle the soup into bowls and top each serving with 1 tablespoon of cilantro cream and toasted pepitas.

  9. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 784.61kcal
  • Fat: 70.79g
  • Saturated Fat: 58.82g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.83g
  • Fiber: 11.81g
  • Sugar: 9.98g
  • Protein: 12.85g
  • Sodium: 1000.85mg
  • Calcium: 130.69mg
  • Potassium: 1334.61mg
  • Iron: 10.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 1807.93µg
  • Vitamin C: 33.13mg
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