Pumpkin Cream Soup with Orange & Drizzled Yogurt Dressing

When the first chill of autumn hits the air, I am instantly in a "soup" mood. There is something so cozy about warming up with a bowl of delicious, hearty soup. This recipe uses everyone's favorite fall staple, pumpkin, for a nutritious and delicious meal. When you add a drizzle of the creamy and spicy Greek yogurt dressing on top, you're in for a flavor explosion! Try this comforting soup for a filling lunch or quick and easy dinner. Everyone will be asking for seconds!

Pumpkin Cream Soup with Orange & Drizzled Yogurt Dressing

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5 from 3 votes
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Pumpkin Cream Soup with Orange and Drizzled Yogurt Dressing
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

When the first chill of autumn hits the air, I am instantly in a "soup" mood. There is something so cozy about warming up with a bowl of delicious, hearty soup. This recipe uses everyone's favorite fall staple, pumpkin, for a nutritious and delicious meal.

Course: Soup
Servings: 2
Calories: 145 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 cups pumpkin, cut into large pieces
  • 1 small carrot, cut into large pieces
  • 1 onion, cut into large pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp. ginger, grated
  • salt and pepper, to taste
For the dressing:
  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp. cumin powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Place the pumpkin, carrot, onion, garlic, broth and water in a pot.
  2. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and let simmer rapidly until pumpkin is tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. While the vegetables are being cooked, mix the Greek yogurt with the cumin powder, salt and pepper.
  4. Remove from heat and blend until smooth.
  5. Pour back in the pot and add the orange juice, ginger, salt and pepper. Cook until desired consistency. (if it’s too dense, you can add a bit of water)
  6. Serve and drizzle with Greek yogurt dressing.
Recipe Notes

My go-to vegetable stock base for any soup is Better than Bouillon.

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Cream Soup with Orange and Drizzled Yogurt Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 983mg 41%
Potassium 793mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 15g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 294.1%
Vitamin C 57.5%
Calcium 13%
Iron 15.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

With ginger and cumin, this soup takes warm and comforting to the max. The best part of this recipe, aside from the yummy taste, is how crazy easy it is to prepare! In just 30 minutes you can have a hearty and healthy meal that is packed full of tons of essential nutrients and even more delicious flavor. Plus who can say no to a pumpkin recipe in autumn?

Did you try this recipe? How did it turn out? What's your favorite fall soup?

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since she was a child, she had a passion for cooking and baking and knew it was the right path for her! She joins us on ‘In the Kitch’ to share with you some of her favorite recipes.

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