Skip the traditional soup options and go with this Easy 20 minute Canned Pumpkin Soup. It is creamy, full of flavor, and great for the fall and winter season.

Preparing soup is a great idea when the weather starts to get a bit colder. Soup is great as an appetizer before a heavy meal, but you might also enjoy eating it for lunch or dinner. If you usually eat a lot of soup, but you want to try something different from traditional, basic options, you should make this Easy Pumpkin Soup. It is not hard to make, it has a unique taste to it, and it is sure to keep you warm.

You can eat the Easy Pumpkin Soup from a bowl or put it in a thermos and take it with you wherever you go, such as work or school. The soup tastes great by itself, but you can also add some extras to it, such as crumbled pieces of bacon, feta cheese, sage, or even croutons.

What You’ll Need to Make the Easy Pumpkin Soup

When you are craving a tasty and comforting soup, you can make the Easy Pumpkin Soup recipe with these ingredients:

  • Pumpkin Puree. If you are preparing pumpkin soup, the key ingredient is pumpkin puree!
  • Unsalted Butter. Use unsalted butter when creating your soup by mixing it with your pumpkin puree and broth.
  • Minced Garlic. The minced garlic pairs well with the pumpkin puree and gives this soup a savory taste.
  • Chicken Broth. Use chicken broth to create a creamy and flavorful soup that will keep you feeling full and satisfied.
  • Heavy Cream. The heavy cream is an added touch known to make the soup taste even more enjoyable.

Along with these ingredients, you will need some spices to give your Easy Pumpkin Soup more flavor, such as thyme, cumin, and ground pepper.

How to Make Easy Pumpkin Soup

The process of preparing the Easy Pumpkin Soup is a lot easier than you might think. You will need to saute garlic and onions in a skillet on the stove with butter.

You will then pour in your pumpkin puree, seasonings, chicken broth, and heavy cream.

Make sure to mix well while adding in the different ingredients. Pull out an immersion blender and use it to help you blend out the soup until you have reached your desired consistency. It is truly that simple.

How to Store the Easy Pumpkin Soup

Make enough of the Easy Pumpkin Soup to have leftovers that you can reheat as often as you want. When storing the soup, you should put it into a container with a tight lid and keep it in the fridge or freezer. It lasts for up to five days when placed in the refrigerator, but it can last even longer when frozen.

You can store the Easy Pumpkin Soup in the freezer for four months before thawing it out and heating it to enjoy a fresh bowl of it. Do not forget that you can garnish the soup with some of your favorites, such as pumpkin seeds, shredded cheddar cheese, and basil leaves.

5 from 7 votes

Easy Pumpkin Soup {20 Minute!}

Skip the traditional soup options and go with this Easy Canned Pumpkin Soup. It is creamy, full of flavor, and great for the fall and winter season.
Prep5 minutes
Cook20 minutes
Servings 4 people



  • Heat a heavy bottom pot with butter, once the butter is melted add garlic and onions and cook until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add in the pumpkin puree, thyme, ginger, cumin, pepper and salt. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Now add the chicken broth and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Finally add the heavy cream and remove the pot from the heat.
  • Using an immersion blender puree the soup.
  • Transfer the soup to a bowl and garnish with pumpkin seeds before serving.


Serving: 1cup, Calories: 170kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 36mg, Sodium: 53mg, Potassium: 228mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 459IU, Vitamin C: 3mg, Calcium: 27mg, Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy, easy, pumpkin, puree, soup
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1 Comment

  1. I love pumpkin soup and this recipe doesn’t fail. Hearty, robust and full of layers of flavor. I don’t have an immersion blender so I transferred to my regular blender, worked great.