Pumpkin Carrot Ginger Soup


On a cold fall day you can warm your friends and family up with a hearty serving of hot soup that includes fresh ingredients from your garden. You add chopped carrots and onions to a mixture of chicken broth, pumpkin puree and ginger to create a delicious pumpkin carrot ginger soup. With this recipe you can serve up to six people and treat the soup as a main course served with crackers and a salad.

Step 1

Wash carrots in cool running water and then use a sharp knife to slice them into small pieces. Peel and dice onion.

Step 2

Heat butter in a large pot, on medium-high heat. Add the chopped onions and carrots to the large pot and sauté the vegetables for at least 5 minutes.

Step 3

Add ground ginger, salt and red pepper flakes to the mixture and stir. Continue to cook on medium heat for another 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add pumpkin puree and chicken broth to the mixture and stir the ingredients together. Bring the mixture to boil.

Step 5

Simmer and cover the soup for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring regularly. Remove the soup from heat and allow time for the soup to cool down.

Step 6

Add the soup to a blender and puree the mixture. Return the soup to the large pot and heat the soup over medium heat. Serve warm.

Things You'll Need

  • 3 carrots
  • 1 large white onion
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 can (14 oz.) pumpkin puree
  • 1 can (14.oz) chicken broth


  • Tasty Kitchen: Pumpkin Carrot Ginger Soup
  • Epicurious: Carrot Soup with Ginger and Lemon
Keywords: pumpkin soup, pumpkin carrot ginger, soup recipes

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Greg Lindberg is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in creative writing. His professional writing experience includes three years of technical writing for an agriculture IT department and a major pharmaceutical company, as well as four years as staff writer for a music and film webzine.