33 Reviews

This was absolutely wonderful! Just a touch of sweetness but full of flavor - my husband and I loved it and the picky children liked it.

I mostly followed the directions except I used coconut milk instead of cows milk (I was almost out of cows milk and the kids gotta have cereal in the A.M.). I love how well the coconut milk and pumpkin blend and complement so I may continue to use coconut milk.

We will definitely be making this again. Thanks!

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Texas Ladybug October 10, 2010

Wow! Great soup!! I tried to make pumpkin soup before with a different recipe because I thought I'd like it and I didn't. I wasn't ever going to try again but I ended up with a bunch of pie pumpkins so I thought I'd give it one more try. I sure am glad I did, this recipe is awesome and I'll definitely be making it again! I didn't have any grits so I just thickened with a bit of cornstarch and milk. Yummy!

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Laura Zimmerman October 17, 2010

Just amazing! Loved this. Going to see if I can take it to thanksgiving. Only thing was I think I will use onion powder next time, didn't like the chunks of onion but like the flavor of them.

I changed a couple things due to what I had. I used a 1lb 13oz can of pumpkin and 4 cups bouillon. Also added ginger and cinnamon.

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unicornbeauty October 27, 2010

I won't leave any stars because i think I wouldn't like this dish no matter how well it was made. It seems to have the texture of tomato soup and everything that's good about tomato soup except those conflicting tastes of pumpkins and onions, and the pumpkin trying to be a soup, which it has no business being. . It tasted like I needed to put a crust on the bottom of it and a dollop of whip cream on the top. Perhaps omitting or cutting down on the sugar would have lessened that urge

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g #2 November 26, 2008

Wow, this is great!! I cut the butter way down, I might have used like 2 or 3 tablespoons...it was still awesome! Thanks!

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linda ceneri November 12, 2006

Wow, really fabulous soup! I just tried pumpkin soup at a restaurant for the first time, and I wanted to be able to make it myself. This one is so close. I did use a stick blender to puree the onions in after cooking them, and also used cream of wheat instead of grits because that is what I had. I went the sweeter route with a touch of maple syrup and topped with a few molasses cookie crumbs instead of cheese, but look forward to trying the more savory version. Thanks so much for posting, I will be making this often! Made again - was wonderful for Thanksgiving!

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Recipe Reader November 25, 2011

Thought it was nice... but would have liked it a bit thicker (I didn't use the grits to be fair). Next time I would use a hand blender to grind the onion. I also added a pinch of cayanne and a bit of fresh ginger which added a nice zing!

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surfin' chef May 04, 2011

I really liked the pumpkin soup. However, I was the only one. DH said he just couldn't get into it and the little one just wasn't having it. Well, as for me, I enjoyed the taste completely. I thought the grits were okay but next time I might not use them at all. When I tasted the soup I immediately thought of some rice. After a few tastes of the soup, I did add some red pepper flakes. It added a little zip.

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agiolam December 07, 2010

This was great. I followed another person's suggestion and used my stick blender on it before I added the milk, so there were no big chunks of onion in it. I didn't have grits since I live in Canada, so I tried cream of wheat, and it worked LOL. I also only added about a TBSP of brown sugar instead of the full amount. Served it with some grated old cheddar on top. I will definately make this again.

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Colleen M. November 11, 2010

This had a good taste to it, but I really hated biting down on the chunks of onions. I think I will saute and then blend then onions next time before adding it to the soup. Also, the grits stayed very "gritty" for me and gave it kind of a weird texture. The flavor though, was really delicious, so I will be making it again with a few changes.

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Mdnitesky November 02, 2010
Pumpkin Soup