My Pumpkin Soup Recipe



1 tablespoon olive oil

2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder

1 teaspoons of cinnamon

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon ground coriander

2.2 pounds sugar pumpkin (medium size)

1 cup carrots, thinly sliced

1 cup sweet potato, peeled and cubed

onion, finely chopped

cloves garlic, finely chopped

lime juiced

1 can coconut milk (14 ounces)

2 cups vegetable broth

Sea salt and ground pepper to taste


¼ cup ghee

A small handful of sage leaves

2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds, toasted


1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. Combine the olive oil, chipotle chili powder, smoked paprika, cumin, coriander, and seasoning in a bowl.

3. Slice the pumpkin in half, clean out all the seeds and insides, and then place it face-side up on a baking sheet. Add the remaining vegetables, and coat them with the olive oil spice mix.

4. Adjust the racks in the oven, making sure one is in the center, and bake uncovered for 50 minutes until it is fork-tender.

5. Remove from the oven before adding the garlic. Let the mixture cool off.

6. Scoop out the pumpkins flesh and add that to the blender along with the other roasted vegetables. Add the lime, and blend until smooth and creamy. 7. Pour theblended soup into a pot, pot, add the coconut milk and vegetable broth and allow it to cook for 10 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

8. To make the garnish, melt the ghee in a frying pan and add the sage. Heat them together until the ghee goes a golden color without burning. Leave the sage to cook for 5-8 minutes until it turns crispy. 9. When serving, spoon a few ladles of soup into a bowl and garnish with toasted pumpkin seeds and crispy sage.

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