Orange Roasted Pumpkin Soup | © 2011 | | © 2011 |

This bright golden-coloured, creamy pumpkin soup is perfect for a light lunch with some crusty artisan bread rolls. Roasted pumpkin, potato and spices work together creating a rich depth of flavour and creamy texture without addition of heavy cream.

  • 1 kg Hokkaido pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 3 tbsp Walnut oil
  • 1 Potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 Onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 clove Garlic, chopped
  • 1 Cayenne chilli pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 1 tbsp Curry powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 l Vegetable stock
  • 250 ml Orange juice
  • 100 ml Milk
  • Salt and cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • Roasted pumpkin seeds
  • Chives
  • Chilli threads
  1. Preheat oven to 190C/375F. Place pumpkin and potato in a roasting pan. Drizzle over 2 tablespoons of walnut oil and toss to coat. Roast for 30 minutes or until tender.
  2. Heat the remaining oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until soft. Add in garlic, pepper, curry, and coriander powder. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until aromatic.
  3. Add in pumpkin, potato, stock, orange juice and milk. Cook, covered, over medium heat for about 25 minutes. Blend the mixture in a food processor or with a handheld blender until smooth. Season with salt, cayenne pepper and lime juice. Ladle among serving bowls. Top with roasted pumpkin seeds, chopped chives, and chilli threads. | © 2011 | | © 2011 |


lisa is cooking 13/9/11 16:11

Love the chile and walnut oil in this! What a great soup for fall.

Rosa's Yummy Yums 13/9/11 16:11

A wonderful autumn soup! The flavors are so appealing.



Gloria 13/9/11 16:12

This soup look delicious!! gloria

srividhya Ravikumar 13/9/11 16:14

interesting...lovely colour..would love to try this..

girlichef 13/9/11 16:29

Such a vibrant, eye-catching bowl of soup. It does sound creamy and delicious!

Elies_Lie 13/9/11 16:41

Photos looks amazing! loves all of them!
I happen to be a pumpkin addict, as I said before in ur squas pumpkin seed cookies :)
Tq for sharing the recipe, now I have another variety of pumpkin soup!
Gergous pumpkin soup!

Cheah 13/9/11 16:51

I like this soup, no heavy cream. More refreshing!

cookingvarieties 13/9/11 17:02

hi angie, tickling my taste buds, looks authentic, love the ingredients..

Happy Cook / Finla 13/9/11 17:05

Love love pumpking soup, rosating it must be intensing the flavour, looks so so delicious.

Three-Cookies 13/9/11 17:27

Lot of interesting flavours in this soup. And I haven't seen orange juice being used, sounds great.

Foodycat 13/9/11 17:33

The citrus additions are a great idea!

kitchen flavours 13/9/11 17:50

A beautiful, creamy and delicious looking pumpkin soup! Lovely, as always, Angie!

Kumi 13/9/11 18:13

I had never seen a pumpkin soup recipe with an orange juice as an ingredient! Very refreshing and love all the spices, too. I'm definitely going to try this one when my pumpkins are ready...

wenn 13/9/11 18:25's so orange!

Kim @ Foodin New England 13/9/11 18:29

The colors really pop and i love the citrus idea.. i have moved to blogspoot ( don't ask, lol)

Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen 13/9/11 18:32

What a vibrant color Angie. Love the curry flavors in this soup. Feels like fall to me.

Michael Toa 13/9/11 18:33

Sounds so delicious and I love vibrant the colour!

Pacheco Patty 13/9/11 18:36

Feels like Fall to me too! This would be such a healthy and satisfying pumpkin soup to enjoy on a cool evening ;-)

aipi 13/9/11 18:59

Love the creamy texture very much ~ perfect fall recipe!

Juliana 13/9/11 19:25

Angie, this soup sounds and looks the orange in it...perfect for Fall. Love the pictures...always...
Hope you are having a wonderful week :-)

Now Serving 13/9/11 19:59
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Now Serving 13/9/11 20:00

soup looks delectable and perfect for the season :)

Belinda @zomppa 13/9/11 21:53

It's fall, it's fall! My favorite season, fall! Gorgeous color - gorgeous soup!

Carol @ There's Always Thyme to Cook 13/9/11 22:32

Looks so good, I love the color! Perfect for autumn.

Anonymous 13/9/11 23:18

Mmm I love pumpkin anything. I can imagine curling up on the couch and eating this on a chilly winter night. Perfect!

Veronica's Kitchen 14/9/11 00:25

I have just harvested a pumpkin from my garden and want to make a roasted pumpkin soup. I like the spice you put in. :D

Heather Taylor 14/9/11 01:20

kind of my dream cake, as we move into fall! great post!

Anonymous 14/9/11 01:39

Angie, this is beautiful! Perfect for a fall day....I have to say, I really am excited about the Walnut Oil in it! I'm sure it tasted amazing!

OohLookBel 14/9/11 02:17

Love the spicy flavours of this soup. If you used coconut milk, it would be very Thai, too!

Jeannie 14/9/11 02:35

First time I see orange juice added into pumpkin soup, sounds delicious and looks so bright!

Premalatha Aravindhan 14/9/11 02:53

Amazing colour and delicious soup...luks so tempting...

Cake Duchess 14/9/11 03:30

Such a lovely soup for fall. I really like the addition of walnut and chile oil. Looks delicious:)

Sharmilee! :) 14/9/11 04:51

Wow delicious soup comforting for this chilly weather

Junglefrog 14/9/11 07:19

Ah yes, it's pumpkin soup time again! Love the bright color of this soup. Looks yummy!

Sanjeeta kk 14/9/11 07:25

Oh..lovely color..and what a creamy this soup, Angie!

sangeeta 14/9/11 09:01

What a luscious creamy sunshine soup ...would love to make it for my dinner :)

Anonymous 14/9/11 09:50

Your recipe for pumpkin soup is absolutely heavenly.
Have a super day.
:-) Mandy

Baker Street 14/9/11 11:32

Love that you added walnut oil.

Carolyn 14/9/11 12:09

Yay, it's the season for pumpkins and soup, and pumpkin soup! This makes me happy.

Treat and Trick 14/9/11 12:47

Great presentation and looks so good!

peachkins 14/9/11 12:50

this soup is very timely for Fall..

myfudo 14/9/11 12:56

Great! Now I have a better idea what to do on our backyard pumpkins. The photo look appetizing.

Parsley Sage 14/9/11 14:20

Awesome! I LOVE pumpkin soup! Isn't yours pretty, too!? Perfect for some bread dipping :)

Kelly 14/9/11 14:43

This autumn soup is fantastic Angie. One of my favourite recipes from you so far... and that's a tough act to follow!

tartedujour 14/9/11 15:48

Pumpkin soup... you are getting me excite for fall!! I love the addition of orange... something I have plenty of down here in Florida. I'll be making this one!

Dulce Dough 14/9/11 16:03

Great combo of flavors! Perfect this time of year!

Eva 14/9/11 21:19

I bet there is a delicious kick to this recipe; and the lime juice would really freshen it up. It looks beautiful too!

Elisabeth 14/9/11 21:38

I was just looking through some of my recent cooking magazines, and noticed a lot of fall dishes...Hmmm! is it fall already? hard to tell here, in S. Florida! Love the pumpkins soup, and any pumpkin dishes, or desserts.
Angie, what a fabulous idea to add orange, cayenne, and curry to the soup, along with all the other amazing flavors.
For sure a must try for the fall:DDD

Sara @ Saucy Dipper 14/9/11 22:38

I love pumpkin season! Enough said.

Sissi 14/9/11 23:02

Beautiful soup! I am still pretending Autumn hasn't arrived yet (the temperature and the sun are still there) and refuse to buy pumpkins, evident Autumn signs.

Magic of Spice 15/9/11 02:54

What a beautiful soup...I feel fall coming on :) Amazing flavors and oh so pretty! Hope you are having a great week Angie

Anonymous 15/9/11 04:21

Gorgeous soup, so perfect for the upcoming fall! Love the coriander and curry powder flavorings.

Angela 15/9/11 05:13

Such a beautiful color. Yum!

Anne@frommysweetheart 15/9/11 05:31

Oh how awesome this looks, Angie! One of my most favorite savory treats!

Sutapa 15/9/11 08:23

Soup look so beautiful and I love the use of coriander powder and the walnut oil. I think coriander powder will add a unique flavor and taste to this dish!

Joanne 15/9/11 12:58

I love veggie soups that are creamy all on their own, without the help of any dairy product. This looks luscious!

Joy 15/9/11 13:15

This is a great recipe.

Ah Tze 15/9/11 13:41

I love pumpkin soup and always buy the can one, thanks for sharing this recipe and I can try to cook one in future!

Jenn 15/9/11 14:47

I've had pumpkin soup before, but never with orange. I bet it tasted amazing! Looking forward to trying this as soon as it starts getting colder here!

nancy at good food matters 15/9/11 15:50

Today really feels like fall where I live---overcast, breezy, with a chill in the air. Your hearty soup would be so welcome for dinner. I like the flavor combinations--and the lack of cream in this recipe. Very very nice!

Katerina 15/9/11 18:01

The color is absolutely smashing and I believe so is its taste. Beautiful presentation!

marla 15/9/11 18:55

This soup sounds amazing Angie!
I would love if you linked this and any of your favorite Pumpkin themed blog posts to my "Happy Post" Help spread the cheer :)

Rosita Vargas 15/9/11 19:33


Cynthia 15/9/11 23:09

I too made some pumpkin soup recently :) love your presentation.

Caitlin @ Cake with Love 15/9/11 23:25

wow I have missed a lot in life by not discovering your blog until today!! All I can say is WOW everything looks amazing, and this soup just sounds delicious!!

Beth 16/9/11 00:02

What a beautiful soup. It really looks like fall!

kankana 16/9/11 02:36

The soup is looking so bright and gorgeous that I could just lick the screen .. that is so wrong! I know ;)
You have such great collection of props !

Barefeet In The Kitchen 16/9/11 02:47

This is a beautiful soup, Angie. I have pumpkin soup on my list of soups to try this fall. I've never seen a version with these other ingredients though. I like the spicy flavors here.

Biren @ Roti n Rice 16/9/11 03:42

It's that time of the year for thick soups. This looks really delicious without added fat. Love the color too!

Mary 16/9/11 05:23

I love the color of your soup. It really sounds delicious and I know my family would love it. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

lena 16/9/11 11:09

i can imagine how flavourful this soup is!

Cassie @ Bake Your Day 16/9/11 13:47

This sounds so heart-warming! I am seeing so many pumpkin soup recipes already. I love soup and I'm sure this is a winner!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 16/9/11 15:24

I don't know what variety of pumpkin but I'm guessing any local variety would work in this wonderful recipe. I saw lots of pumpkins at the farmers' market yesterday and there's a chill in the air this week so soup season is definitely upon us. The flavors in your lovely soup sound delicious!

wok with ray 16/9/11 20:53

Love how you captured the vibrant color of that beautiful soup, Angie! I am very impressed with your styling especially with the red/black bowls. Have an enjoyable weekend, Angie!

~ ray ~

Devaki @ weavethousandflavors 16/9/11 22:09

What a gorgeous soup for fall, Angie. Excellent color and pics as always.

chow! Devaki @ weavethousandflavors

Lizzy 17/9/11 02:36

What a tasty, beautiful autumnal soup! It is garnished to perfection~

Erica 17/9/11 02:46

Wonderful fall dish! Comforting and delicious!

scrambledhenfruit 17/9/11 06:24

I'm so glad it's pumpkin time again!

Pumpkin time again- I look forward to it every year! I have a long pumpkin on my kitchen table right now that is just waiting to be made into something delicious like this soup. :)


Christine's Pantry 17/9/11 06:48

A perfect soup for fall. Love it.

Gina 17/9/11 07:07

I'm ready for a warm bowl of soup, it's really cooling off now. I love your little vase in the background, can you believe I have one just like it. Hope you have a great weekend.

Umm Mymoonah 17/9/11 09:35

Love this one, beautiful presentation.

Lyndsey 17/9/11 21:41

This soup looks beautiful, I love all the ingredients in there! Perfect soup for any time IMO. :)

motherrimmy 18/9/11 03:10

I love this time of year when pumpkin becomes a popular ingredient. This is truly a nutrient packed soup!

OysterCulture 18/9/11 06:11

So refreshing sounding - this is my kind of soup

Laura Jeanne 21/9/11 15:36

I have become obsessed with all pumpkin recipes and this soup looks fantastic and so comforting. You have so many wonderful recipes but I just had to comment on this, looks so delicious.
Laura @ A Healthy Jalapeño

Anonymous 22/9/11 12:45

such a lovely use of pumpkin! will copy this recipe soon. thanks for sharing!

Shaww 23/9/11 05:11

Can I use white truffle oil insted of walnut? I wonder how that would taste!

once in a blue moon 23/9/11 18:08

this looks fabulous, so many gorgeous pics here too...

Angie's Recipes 23/9/11 20:27

@ShawwI think truffle oil would be even better!

Ashley@Bakerbynature 24/9/11 04:26

Ooohh Angie - this looks like the perfect Fall soup!

The Vak Shack 25/9/11 03:44

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Jo 26/9/11 16:00

I so totally love pumpkin soup and I guess with the fall coming for you, it is just the right dish.


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