Pumpkin soup

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For the Kate Nash song, see Pumpkin Soup.
Pumpkin soup
Pumpkin Cream Soup.jpg
A bowl of pumpkin cream soup
Type Soup
Serving temperature Hot or cold
Main ingredients Pumpkin, broth or stock
Cookbook:Pumpkin soup  Pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup is a usually bound soup made from a puree of pumpkin. It is made by combining the meat of a blended pumpkin with broth or stock.[1] It can be served hot or cold, and is a popular Thanksgiving dish in the United States.[2] Pumpkin soup was a staple for the prisoners of war in North Vietnamese prison camps during the Vietnam War.[3]


  1. ^ BITTMAN, MARK (1997-10-15). "The Minimalist; A Pumpkin Soup for Fall: It's Almost Too Easy". The New York Times Company. Retrieved 2008-10-23. 
  2. ^ "Pumpkin Soup". Mahalo.com. Retrieved 2008-10-23. 
  3. ^ Maurer, Harry (1998). Strange Ground: An Oral History of Americans in Vietnam, 1945-1975. Da Capo Press. p. 415. ISBN 978-0-306-80839-5.