Food & Entertaining - Recipes

A nutritious, and culinary versatile, pumpkins bring a new fall flavour to old standbys like soup



  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3½ cups fresh pumpkin purée
  • 1½ cups unsweetened condensed milk or cream
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Roasted pumpkin seeds and sour cream for garnish


1 Heat the olive oil in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic and cook until the onions begin to soften, about 3 minutes.

2 Stir in the ginger and cook for 30 seconds. Add the curry powder and the flour and stir until smooth. Cook until the mixture bubbles, stirring frequently.

3 Gradually whisk in the chicken broth and cook until the liquid is just thickened. Stir in the pumpkin and the condensed milk.

4 Season the soup with the soy sauce, honey and salt and pepper. Bring the soup to a boil, then remove from the heat.

5 Transfer the soup to bowls, garnish with the pumpkin seeds and sour cream and serve.

Prep time 20 minutes.

Cook time 45 minutes.

Serves 8.

Treat yourself to these scrumptious pumpkin recipes or try a delicious homemade soup this season.

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