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Spicy Thai Pumpkin Soup (Keto, Vegan, Gluten-Free)

This Spicy Thai Pumpkin Soup recipe is bursting with Thai coconut curry flavor. It makes a luxuriously creamy and comforting soup that is naturally keto, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free. Learn how to make homemade Thai pumpkin soup with this quick and easy recipe.




  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

  • 1 yellow onion (diced)

  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)

  • 1 tablespoon ginger (fresh grated)

  • 2 tablespoons Thai red curry paste

  • 15 ounces pumpkin purée

  • 2 cups vegetable broth

  • 14 ounces coconut milk

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • salt

  • pepper

  • chopped cilantro (optional)

  • red chilies (optional)


You are going to love this Spicy Thai Pumpkin Soup recipe, because it is full of complex and bold flavors, but is so simple to make. It is an ideal meal prep or make-ahead recipe, so you could make a big batch of it on a Sunday to have on hand for the coming week. This soup tastes even better the next day, because the flavors have more time to mingle and develop. You can serve it on its own or pair it with a simple side salad and a slice of French bread for the perfect cold weather meal. Recipes from Everyday Easy Eats!


  1. Make the flavour base: Sauté the onions in a bit of coconut oil. Then add the garlic, ginger, and curry paste.

  2. Add the pumpkin & liquids: Stir in the pumpkin puree, coconut milk, and broth and simmer.

  3. Blend: Use an immersion or a traditional blender to puree the soup until smooth.

  4. Add lime, season, & garnish: Stir in your lime juice. Taste, then season with salt and pepper, and garnish if desired.


Important: This soup has a silky texture because all of the ingredients get blended together until smooth. I prefer to use an immersion blender to puree the soup, but you can use a regular/traditional blender instead. Be sure to use these two safety precautions when using a traditional blender to blend hot liquids:

  1. Blend the hot liquid in batches and only fill the blender up until it is halfway full. Any more than that can cause a serious accident.

  2. Before you start blending, remove the center insert in the lid of your blender. Then, place your hand over top the lid with a dish towel and keep most of the hole covered. This is done to allow the hot steam to escape and prevent any splashes while the blender is running.

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