Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Stephana Bottom Photo by: Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Stephana Bottom

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

All You SEPTEMBER 2008

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Cook time:20 Minutes
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$.98


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 small jalapeño chili, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 15-oz. can pumpkin puree
  • 1 13.5-oz. can light coconut milk, shaken
  • 4 cups canned low-sodium chicken broth
  • Salt


In a pan, warm oil over medium-low heat. Sauté onion and ginger until soft, 8 minutes. Do not let brown. Add jalapeño and garlic; cook for 3 minutes, stirring often.

Stir in lime zest, pumpkin, coconut milk and broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with salt. Remove from heat, let cool slightly, then puree in a blender. Serve hot.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 114
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 8g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 431mg

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