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Easy Pumpkin Soup Recipe for One with Pumpkin Spice

This Easy Pumpkin Soup Recipe for One with Pumpkin Spice is rich and creamy with complex savory flavor, and comes together in just 20 minutes!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 322kcal
Author Faith Gorsky

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 1 small clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh-grated ginger
  • 3/4 cup chicken bone broth or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree canned or homemade; not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice mix
  • 1 pinch fenugreek optional; see Note
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon roasted salted pumpkin seeds for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Add the butter to a small saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until starting to soften, but not brown, about 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and ginger and cook 1 minute more, stirring constantly.
  • Add the broth, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice mix, fenugreek, and a pinch of salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil, and then turn the heat down and simmer 5 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  • Carefully puree the soup in a blender or using an immersion blender. Add the cream.
  • Taste and add additional salt and black pepper as desired. Serve with the pumpkin seeds on top.

Notes

Fenugreek: This spice adds subtle caramel and maple flavor notes without adding sugar. You can omit it if you like, and instead use 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup.

Nutrition

Calories: 322kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 700mg | Potassium: 590mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 19635IU | Vitamin C: 22.5mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 3.8mg