Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

My wife and I went to the Grand Lido Braco resort in Jamaica and as soon as we arrived to the property, the first thing I wanted to do was to eat some Jamaican food. They brought out some Jamaican Pumpkin Soup and it was great. Then, it was onto the Jerk Chicken w/ Rice & Peas. But that's for another time...Here's the soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté onions in butter in a large pot until transparent.
  2. Add pumpkin and fill with stock.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to boil
  4. (Put Scotch Bonnet Pepper in Whole).
  5. Simmer for about half an hour or to desired consistency.
  6. Remove Scotch bonnet pepper and serve hot.
Most Helpful

Delicious! Didn't have scotch bonnet pepper, so used a habanero pepper. Added just the right heat. My husband said it was one of the best soups he's had in a long time :)

tamalita62 November 16, 2011

This was very good. We used a bit of fire oil to spice it up and also doubled the sauce. Thanks!

Andy & Desirae March 20, 2008

Loved the soup - we didn't have the scotch bonnet pepper so used one small red chile pepper - not hot enuf! then we blended the soup and loved it anyways.

karen in tbay November 28, 2006