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Test Kitchen Approved

Chipotle Pumpkin Soup

Recipe By Kelly Landgraf

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Recipe By Kelly Landgraf

Smoky, creamy, and sweet-spiced, this seasonal soup hits the spot every time.

Recipe Notes

*Add more or less chipotle based on your heat preferences. 


2 Tbsp. unsalted butter

1 white onion, diced

2 large carrots, peeled and diced

2 (15 oz.) cans pumpkin puree

½ tsp. cinnamon of choice:

4 cups vegetable stock

1 cups heavy cream, plus more to garnish

2 Tbsp. lime juice

Chopped cilantro, to garnish

Pumpkin seeds, to garnish

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe


In a large pot, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and carrot and cook for 3 to 4 min. or until onion is translucent. Add pumpkin, Chipotle Chiles, Mexican Oregano, Minced Garlic, Gound Cumin Seeds, and cinnamon of choice. Saute until vegetables are tender, about 5 to 6 min. Add stock, bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 15 min. Puree soup in a blender (in batches) or with a handheld immersion blender. Stir in heavy cream and lime juice. Add salt & pepper to taste. Serve garnished with cilantro, pumpkin seeds, and additional cream.