Thai Pumpkin Soup

Temps are dropping, but the soup is heating up! Packed with nutrition and all things fall, this recipe is sure to warm you up on those cold autumn days. This is one of instructor Oriana's favourite recipes. Enjoy!

Thai Pumpkin Soup, (Source Whole30)

 "It is a decadent comfort food. Perfect for crisp fall days." Oriana Sharp, The Buff Mom Waterloo

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  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 398ml can pure pumpkin (NOT pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 398 ml can coconut milk
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp green thai curry paste or 1 ½ tsp chopped green chilies
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Saute onion in olive oil until soft in a large pot.  Add all other ingredients, combine and simmer.  Optional – use an immersion blender to smooth.  Top with a variety of toppings included roasted pumpkin seeds, chopped walnuts, or fresh cilantro.