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Spicy Pumpkin Soup-Perfect blend of sweet and savory. Creamy pumpkin blended with spices & topped with roasted pumpkin seeds. Healthy, quick to make, & freezer friendly. Weight Watcher friendly (3 SmartPoints)!

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

3 SMARTPOINTS per serving
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients
  

Spicy Pumpkin Soup Ingredients:

  • ½ Yellow Onion
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Tablespoons Light Butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Cumin
  • ½ Teaspoon Turmeric
  • ½ Tablespoon Salt
  • 2 ½ Cups Vegetable Broth
  • ½ Tablespoon pepper
  • ½ Cup Light Coconut Milk
  • 3 Cups Pumpkin Purée
  • 1 Teaspoon Sugar

Pumpkin Seed Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Cups Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon White Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Pumpkin Spice
  • ½ Teaspoon Chili Pepper

Instructions
 

Spicy Pumpkin Soup Directions:

  • Dice onion and garlic cloves. Set aside.
  • Heat large pot over medium heat and add butter.
  • When butter is melted, add onion and sauté for 3 minutes until translucent.
  • Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add paprika, chili powder, cumin, turmeric, and salt. Stir and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add vegetable broth, coconut milk and pumpkin.
  • Bring to a boil and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a blender or use an immersion blender to puree soup. Puree until smooth.
  • If using blender, add soup back to pot.
  • Simmer on low for 10 minutes.

Pumpkin Seed Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Once pumpkin seeds are removed from pumpkin, bring a pot of water to a boil and add pumpkin seeds. Boil for 10 minutes.
  • Drain and transfer to paper towel and pat dry.
  • In a medium bowl, mix pumpkin seeds, melted butter, sugar, salt, pumpkin spice, and cayenne pepper. Mix until well combined.
  • Spread on a baking sheet and roast for 1 hour, turning seeds every 10 minutes.

Notes

This soup is freezer friendly!
NUTRITION:
Makes 4, 1 Cup Per Serving- (3 SmartPoints Per Serving)
CALORIES: 79 FAT: 3.8 SATURATED FAT: 2.3 CARBS: 11
FIBER: 2 SUGARS: 3.1 PROTEIN: 1.6