Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Prep Time
15 Minutes
Cook Time
40 Minutes
Sweet pumpkin, lightly spiced with Cajun seasoning and blended together with onions, tomatoes and vegetable stock for a warming, tasty soup, ideal for halloween or bonfire night.
  • 50 gram (2 ounce) butter

  • 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) pumpkin, peeled and diced

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons Cajun Seasoning

  • 2 beef tomatoes, chopped

  • 1.1 litre (2 pints) vegetable stock

  • creme fraiche to serve

  • parsley to garnish

  • Sea Salt


  • 1 Melt the butter in a large saucepan and fry the pumpkin and onions for 5 minutes. Add the Cajun seasoning and tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • 2 Stir in the stock and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, until the pumpkin is tender.
  • 3 Allow to cool slightly, then purée in a food processor or liquidizer. Return to the pan, heat through and season to taste.
  • 4 Serve with crème fraîche and a parsley sprig. Sprinkle with a little extra Cajun seasoning and serve immediately. Great to serve outdoors at bonfires or on Halloween with crusty bread.