Healthy Pumpkin, Ginger, Coconut Soup

pumpkin soup

Here is a heart-warming soup your whole family will like for dinner or any other occasions

Preparation time: 15 min.

Cooking time: 20 min.

2 tbsp coconut or olive oil
2 onions, finely chopped
1 small hokaido pumpkin, deseeded and chopped into chunks
8 carrots, chopped into chunks
1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
½ tsp read chili, finely chopped
2 cups coconut milk
1 cup water
1 tbsp or 1 cube stock (vegetable or chicken)
salt and pepper
garnish of choice

1. Clean and prepare the vegetables. No need to peel.
2. Heat the oil and gently cook the onion, ginger and chili until soft but not colored.
3. Add the pumpkin and carrot chunks and cook for a couple of minutes.
4. Pour the coconut milk, water and stock into the pan or pot.
5. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 10-20 min. until the pumpkin and carrots are soft.
6. Puree the soup in a blender or with a hand blender, if needed add more water.
7. Bring back to boil and season with salt and pepper.
8. Pour into soup bowls and garnish with anything you like, for example fresh herbs, pine nuts or pumpkin seeds, scrimps or cooked/roasted fish or chicken and sprinkled olive oil.

Bon appétit!


Siska’s Kitchen

About Chef Siska


Happy to meet you! My name is Siska Sommer. I am the food enthusiast behind Siska’s Kitchen, 40 years old and from Denmark.

Cooking has been my passion from a very young age, and I love every step of the process leading to the intake of food.

Cooking is my creative expression, where I find balance, energy and enjoyment, and nothing makes me more cooked with love and presence, from ingredients in its natural state, organic, free from GMO, chemicals and additives.

I do not preach a certain diet. Nevertheless, I do not use gluten, sugar, low fat dairy and very seldom grains in my recipes. This is due to the fact that the intake of these makes me low on energy, happiness and health. If you can thrive on gluten, sugar or grains, go ahead. I strongly believe that the only expert on your body is you. Listening to your body’s signals is the best way to stay healthy and in balance.

When it comes to my recipes, my goal is to inspire. Feel free to change the ingredients along the way, and do not let my directions interfere with your instinct, senses and enjoyment of the process.happy or grateful than creating a new dish or sharing a delicious meal with the people I love.


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