Hearty Corn and Pumpkin Soup


A perfect, not too pumpkin-y pumpkin soup for chilly winter afternoons. Toasted pumpkin seeds are a fun add-in.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
8 servings


  • cup olive oil

  • 2 leeks, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced

  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced

  • 9 cups chicken broth

  • 5 small red potatoes, diced

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 (16 ounce) cans pumpkin puree

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen whole-kernel corn

  • ½ cup whole milk

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley, or to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook and stir leeks and carrots in hot oil until softened, 5 to 10 minutes.

  2. Stir chicken broth into leek mixture; bring to a boil. Add potatoes, salt, cloves, and pepper; boil until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Pour pumpkin puree into a large bowl. Stir 1 cup of broth and potatoes mixture into pumpkin.

  4. Pour pumpkin mixture, corn, and milk into chicken broth mixture in the large pot. Stir to combine and simmer until heated through and flavors blend, at least 5 minutes. Sprinkle individual servings with parsley.

Cook's Note:

Vegetable stock can be substituted for a fabulous vegetarian soup!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

288 Calories
11g Fat
44g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 288
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 1820mg 79%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 22mg 109%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 951mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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