Thai Pumpkin Soup

This soup is super easy, made mainly from pantry staples, and a perfect light, gluten free, dairy free, vegan soup to have on hand in the fridge or freezer!


  • 2 tbsps. coconut oil
  • 2 x 398ml canned pumpkin purée
  • One small white onion, peeled and chopped
  • Two cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp. lemongrass stir-fry paste
  • 1 to 3 tbsps. red curry paste, to taste
  • Zest and juice of one lime
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp. tamari
  • 1 tsp. better than vegetable bouillon, dissolved in 1 cup water
  • Cilantro, optional


  • In a medium pot over medium heat melt the coconut oil, add the onion and cook 2 to 3 minutes until translucent, seasoning with salt.
  • Add garlic, ginger, and lemongrass paste, and continue to cook, stirring, for one minute, or until fragrant.
  • Add red curry paste and cook an additional 30 seconds, stirring.
  • Whisk in pumpkin Puree, followed by coconut milk, vegetable bouillon dissolved into hot water, Sugar, lime zest and juice, tamari, and taste for seasoning.
  • Allow to come to a simmer, reduce heat to medium low, and cook for 15 minutes stirring often.
  • Remove from heat add in desired amount of chopped cilantro, blend with blender, food processor, or immersion blender.
  • Taste again for seasoning. Garnish with more cilantro, if desired.
  • Serve hot, enjoy!


Recipe by Chef Dany Duguay


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