Coconut-Pumpkin Soup


This spicy pumpkin soup makes an excellent addition to your holiday menu. Filled with the flavors of pumpkin, coconut, and heat from jalapenos it's a fall soup recipe you've just gotta try. Stir in cilantro to complement the sweet heat of your coconut pumpkin soup.

Coconut-Pumpkin Soup
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
12 (1/2-cup) servings


  • 2 medium carrots, chopped

  • 1 medium green sweet pepper, seeded and chopped

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 15 ounce can pumpkin

  • 1 14 ounce can unsweetened light coconut milk

  • 1 14 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 1 medium fresh jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro or parsley


  1. In a large saucepan, cook carrots, sweet pepper, and onion in hot oil over medium heat about 5 minutes or until vegetables are nearly tender. In a large bowl, combine pumpkin, coconut milk, and broth. Stir in brown sugar, jalapeno pepper, salt, and ginger. Stir pumpkin mixture into cooked carrot mixture.

  2. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until heated through, stirring frequently. Before serving, stir in cilantro. Makes 12 (1/2-cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

63 Calories
3g Fat
9g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 250mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 150mg 3%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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