21 Easy Pumpkin Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm This Fall
Pumpkin soup is warm, thick, and spiced to keep you cozy on cool autumn days. It's certainly not the only way to prepare pumpkin, but it's definitely one of our favorites. Accompany it with warm homemade bread to soak up its fall flavors and add a bit of doughy goodness. Scroll through for all the recipes you need this season.
Italian Kale and Pumpkin Chicken Noodle Soup: Even though it's delicious, you won't care at all what's in your bowl, thanks to the totally distracting fontina toast on top. (via Half Baked Harvest)
30-Minute Pumpkin Soup: Serve your guests this silky soup and they'll feel like they're at a restaurant. Oh, and no one needs to know it was ready in 30 minutes. (via Averie Cooks)
Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Soup: Roasting your pumpkin before using it in a soup adds a layer of nutty, caramelized flavors. You don't need a lot of extra ingredients to make for a satisfying meal. (via Butter and Things)
Autumn Squash Soup: This recipe calls for frozen squash and canned pumpkin puree, so you can make it in any season. A little bit of apple juice enhances the inherent sweetness of the veggies. (via Simply Whisked)
Instant Pot Pumpkin Walnut Chili: A saucy chili counts as soup, right? We're hoping so, because this is one recipe you don't want to miss. (via Pinch of Yum)
Cream of Pumpkin Soup With Maple Pecans: Using maple pecans as a garnish for anything ensures it will taste like the best fall comfort food. (via Half Baked Harvest)
Creamy Pumpkin Cashew Soup: Rich roasted cashew puree makes this pumpkin soup creamier than you'd expect, all without using dairy. (via Lovely Little Kitchen)
Pumpkin Curry Soup: Pumpkin can sometimes make soups taste overly sweet, but in this recipe robust curry spices help keep things on the savory side. (via Well Plated)
Pumpkin Lentil Soup: Lentils load it with protein and fiber, so you feel full and strong all day. (via Salt and Lavender)
Pumpkin Cheese Soup: It's easy to overlook one of pumpkin's best partners in flavor: cheese! (via Tara's Multicultural Table)
Pumpkin Beer Broccoli Cheddar Soup: Make your favorite broccoli cheese soup even better by combining it with pumpkin and beer. Serve with big soft pretzels that you can dunk into your bowl. (via Half Baked Harvest)
Roasted Apple Pumpkin Soup With Potatoes: Garnish your soup with some roasted potatoes to make things a little more exciting. (via The Cookie Writer)
Roasted Garlic Sage Pesto Pumpkin Soup With Spicy Fried Pumpkin Seeds: We might never have thought of combining pesto with pumpkin soup, but now that we know it's possible, it's *kind of* genius, no? This special pesto is sage-based, giving this hearty pumpkin soup an extra dose of fresh herbs. (via Half Baked Harvest)
Slow Cooker Vegan Paleo Pumpkin Soup: What's vegan, paleo, and is made in your slow cooker so you can relax? Why, it's this recipe for pumpkin soup. (via Simply Recipes)
Roasted Pumpkin Apple Bisque With Pecan Crumble: Pecan crumble can top all manner of autumn favorites, but it's especially delightful in your bowl of soup. (via Blissful Basil)
Vegan Autumn Glow Soup: You can use a blend of your favorite winter squashes here. For best results, top with a sprinkle of crunchy pepitas. (via Love and Zest)
Thai Pumpkin Laska With Crunchy "Fried" Chickpeas: It's hard to believe just how many ingredients are stuffed into this uber-flavorful pumpkin soup dish. We're talking chickpeas, broccolini, rice noodles, peanut butter, ginger… (via Half Baked Harvest)
Vodka Black Bean Pumpkin Tomato Soup: A splash of vodka brings the tangy tomatoes, sweet pumpkin, and earthy black beans to life in your pot and on your tongue. (via 1 Big Bite)
Spiced Roast Pumpkin Soup With Garlic Croutons, Feta, and Crispy Fried Sage: You'll never, ever think of soup as a boring meal again after just one spoonful of this bold yet nuanced concoction. Bonus: Fried sage makes every dish seem instantly glamorous. (via Domestic Gothess)
Smokey Pumpkin Bisque With Grilled Cheese Croutons: Bacon gives this dish a smokey flavor that'll make you want to wear flannel and sit in front of a fire. A topping of grilled cheese croutons adds an unexpected embellishment. (via How Sweet Eats)
Spicy Roast Spanish Pumpkin Soup: Smoked Spanish paprika and cured meat gives this dish a taste of the continent. (via Just a Little Bit of Bacon)
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Additional reporting by Maggie McCracken
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Justina Huddleston is a food writer living in Los Angeles. When she's not busy writing, she spends her time in the kitchen creating both virtuous and decidedly junky vegan food. Buffalo chickpea pizza, anyone? She's also been known to eat a plain block of tofu or beans straight out of the can for lunch, but somehow those culinary adventures don't make it to her Instagram. You can follow Justina on Twitter or see what's cooking in her kitchen on her blog, A Life of Little Pleasures.