Warm Pumpkin Soup

Photo credit and recipe from Salwa Smaily

Whip up this easy pumpkin soup as a starter for a dinner party or a light supper when you need a bit of comfort – it has a lovely silky texture loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties.

Prep Time 15 mins

Cook Time 25 mins

Total Time 40 mins

Servings: 3-4


  • 1/2 pumpkin ~1kg 
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 diced onion
  • 3 diced garlic cloves
  • 1/2 - 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup leeks
  • 1 thumb size ginger
  • 3 small diced potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or butter
  • 1 tsp curcuma, 1tsp cumin, salt and pepper
  • Water as needed/vegetable broth
  • Pumpkin seeds for decoration


  1. In a large pan, heat 1 tbsp oil or butter. 
  2. Sautee onions, garlic, leeks, celery and oats.
  3. Add all the other ingredients except of pumpkin seeds. 
  4. Cover with water and let it cook at low heat. 
  5. Once its well cooked, blend it with a hand blender.
  6. I served it with toasted garlic whole grain bread.

1 comment

sakineh mehrabi

thank you for your great recipe , will try it for sure.

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