Pumpkin Soup

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Charlotte Hunter
Pumpkin Soup Recipe by Charlotte Hunter Menopause Nutritionist

Pumpkin or squash soup can be bland, so here are some tips to bring your boring old soup to life!⁠⁠Experiment with intense flavours like ginger and other warming spices.⁠⁠Use chicken broth to add depth to the flavour and boost protein and gut-loving nutrients. ⁠⁠Chuck in a Granny Smith or half a Bramley apple to give it some extra zing and sourness.⁠

Serves: 4

Time: 45 mins


  • 1 kg Pumpkin or Squash, roughly chopped
  • ⁠1 small Onion, chopped⁠
  • 50g Ginger, grated⁠
  • 1-2 tbsp Olive oil⁠1 litre Stock
  • ⁠125 ml Coconut milk (extra to serve)⁠
  • ½ tsp Chilli flakes (add more if needed)⁠
  • Salt and pepper⁠
  • Handful of green herbs, chopped⁠
  • Handful of toasted pumpkin seeds⁠
  • 1 lime⁠


  1. Sauté onion, pumpkin, and ginger in oil until soft.
  2. Add stock, milk, chillies, and seasoning, then simmer on shallow heat for 35-40 mins.⁠⁠
  3. Blend, then serve with herbs, coconut milk, a wedge of lime and extra chillies.
Pumpkin Soup Recipe by Charlotte Hunter Menopause Nutritionist

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