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  • Writer's pictureGabriele Wolf PhD ND

Pumpkin - Sweet Potato Soup


1 pumpkin

2 Sweet Potatoes

2 Onions

2 Garlic Gloves, minced

Coconut oil

Broth (vegetable, chicken or beef)

Coconut cream

3 inch ginger



Curry Powder

Some Pumpkin seeds to garnish


Wash and peel onions, pumpkin and sweet potato’s, then cut them into cubes.

Fry the cubed vegetables in coconut oil (1-2 tablespoons), add minced garlic.

After a minute or two add broth ( a good measure is 2-3 inches above the vegetable)add salt, pepper and curry powder and simmer until the pumpkin and sweet potato’s are soft.

Add some coconut cream and purée to a creamy soup.

Garnish with pumpkin seeds

Bon Appetit

Good to know:.

Pumpkin is an excellent source of beta carotene, an antioxidant that converts to vitamin A which is essential for eye health. It also contains a good amount of Vitamin C and Pumpkin is a good source of vitamin E, riboflavin, copper, and manganese. You will also benefit from smaller amounts of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and folate.

Sweet potatoes are especially high in vitamin A and potassium. They also provide some calcium, iron, magnesium, and folate. The anthocyanin’s in sweet potatoes are associated with anti-inflammatory effects that reduce the risk of heart disease.

What a healthy and yummy autumn treat!

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