Thermomix Pumpkin Soup

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Yes, it’s a big claim but this Thermomix pumpkin soup is really the best pumpkin soup ever! It has a lush silky texture, full flavour, and bright orange colour. Perfect for wintery nights!

Cup of Thermomix pumpkin soup on a wooden table with spoon and bread
Thermomix pumpkin soup in a metal pot on a wooden surface

Pumpkin soup is a really easy dish to prepare in the Thermomix. It’s simply a matter of adding all the ingredients to the Thermomix bowl, cooking, blending, and serving. I’m claiming that my Thermomix pumpkin soup is the best because it includes secret ingredients that give the soup a lift.

What pumpkin is best for pumpkin soup?

The pumpkin you use will make a big difference to the soup. I like butternut pumpkin for soup because the hard flesh has less moisture and won’t dilute the soup. The butternut pumpkin is also sweeter variety with a strong pumpkin flavour. Best of all, it doesn’t become “stringy” when boiled, so your soup will be smooth.

Secret Ingredient 1.

My first secret ingredient butternut pumpkin. Beautifully sweet and dense.

What makes pumpkin soup extra creamy?

Some recipes use cream or milk in the soup to add a creamier texture. I find that using dairy takes away some of the rich pumpkin flavour. I use a little bit of cream as a garnish, but it’s really just to make the soup look pretty.

Secret Ingredient 2.

The second secret ingredient is potatoes. Potato is the key to this recipe’s silky texture. When the potato is boiled and blended it helps give the soup body and a lovely smooth texture.

Pumpkin Soup Colour!

The best pumpkin soups have a gorgeous vibrant orange colour. I see people roasting pumpkin to try and achieve an intense colour and flavour but roasting completely changes the flavour of the soup and “dirties” the orange. So please don’t roast your pumpkin when you want pumpkin soup. A cleaner, brighter flavour and colour is achieved by simply boiling the soup.

Secret Ingredient 3.

The final secret ingredient is a carrot! Including a carrot keeps the clean, vibrant orange colour. Carrots have a similar sweet flavour, so it helps the soup by adding another element that doesn’t compete with the pumpkin flavour.

What to serve with pumpkin soup

There is nothing better than dipping something in your soup. My family loves eating this Thermomix pumpkin soup with bread! A crusty bread roll covered in butter, or a toasted cheese sandwich to dip. Hubby would eat a whole loaf of garlic bread with his soup if the kids would give him the chance.

I prefer not to eat a lot of bread so I have a different approach. I serve my soup with steamed vegetables like broccoli and green beans. If you’re trying to save calories this is a great alternative to bread. Plus, the steamed vegetables are delicious dipped in the soup. When you dip the broccoli in the soup it soaks into the florets and is absolutely delicious.

Add the broccoli and beans to the Varoma. Place the Varoma on the Thermomix when you see steam coming out of the MC. Leave them to steam until they’re cooked to your liking. I prefer mine to be still crispy.

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Pumpkin soup in a cup on a wooden background

Amazing Thermomix Pumpkin Soup

Julie Carlyle
A deliciously silky Thermomix pumpkin soup for the cold winter nights
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Appetizer, Main, Main Course, Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine American, Australian, French
Servings 4 serves
Calories 202 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 
 

  • 20 g garlic
  • 5 black peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 700 g butternut pumpkin peeled and cut into 25g cubes
  • 220 g carrot cut into 8 pieces
  • 220 g potato cut into 8 pieces
  • 700 g water
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Massel vegetarian chicken stock

Instructions
 

  • Add garlic and peppercorns to TM bowl. Chop 2 sec/Speed 9.
    20 g garlic, 5 black peppercorns
  • Scrape down the bowl.
  • Add butter to the TM bowl. Cook 5min/Varoma/Speed 1 (MC OUT)
    2 tbsp butter
  • Add carrot, potato, pumpkin, water and chicken stock to the bowl.
    700 g butternut pumpkin, 220 g carrot, 220 g potato, 700 g water, 1 1/2 tbsp Massel vegetarian chicken stock
  • Cook 20 min/Varoma/Speed 2
  • Remove the MC. Cook 20 min/Varoma/Speed 1 (add the splatter gaurd or internal steam basket to the lid to prevent splatters.)
  • Return the MC to the lid.
  • Blend the soup 1min/speed 5 slowly turn the selector to increase the speed until speed 9 is reached.
  • Serve the soup with a swirl of cream if desired or some garlic croutons.

Notes

Note:
I have used Massel Chicken stock powder in the recipe as it gives a extra hit of flavour to the soup. This brand of chicken stock is plant based and suitable for vegetarian and vegan diets.

Nutrition

Calories: 202kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 4gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 108mgPotassium: 1047mgFiber: 6gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 27968IUVitamin C: 52mgCalcium: 125mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Lentil Soup, Pumpkin, Pumpkin soup, Thermomix Soup, vegan, vegetarian
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Thermomix pumpkin soup in a mug on wood background

Thermomix Soup to try

There is nothing like a hot bowl of soup in the winter. There are so many other delicious soups on the website. Take a look at these suggestions.

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Happy Cooking

j

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4 thoughts on “Thermomix Pumpkin Soup”

  1. Emily says:

    I need to serve 10-12…could I double this in a TM5 or would I need to make 2 batches and reheat on the stove?

    1. Julie Carlyle says:

      HI Emily
      The recipe fills most of the TM bowl so I wouldn’t double it, you might get an overflow. Just make 2 batches and keep the first batch in the Thermoserver while you make the second. It will still be piping hot 🙂
      Happy Cooking
      j

  2. Jennifer says:

    5 stars
    Made this last night and it was fantastic, thank you for posting this.

    1. Julie Carlyle says:

      Hi Jennifer
      I’m so pleased you enjoyed the recipe.
      Thank you for coming back and leaving a comment.
      Happy Cooking
      Julie

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