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White bowl with pumpkin soup
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5 Minute Pumpkin Soup

Using canned pumpkin allows this soup to come together in just 5 minutes. No reason not to make this delicious healthy satisfying soup.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Pumpkin
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 247kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 Medium Shallots Grated (Using a grater makes easy quick work)
  • 2 TBL Olive Oil
  • 1 29 oz can Pure pack pumpkin (Do not use pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2 cups Chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 cans water
  • ½ cup heavy cream (Use evaporated milk or ½ and ½ for a lighter version.)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • cup pepitas or pumpkin seeds roasted (optional Topping)
  • sour cream (optional Topping)

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the shallots and cook, stirring, 3 minutes or until soft.
  • Stir in the pumpkin, broth, cream, cinnamon, ginger, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally for 3 minutes or until soup simmers.
  • Ladle into bowls and add toppings of choice as desired.
  • Store leftover soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 905mg | Potassium: 256mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 476IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg