Rich & Savory Pumpkin~Thyme Soup
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3 from 3 votes

Pumpkin~Thyme Soup

Creamy, rich, and smooth, this soup is nourishing and yummy!
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Soup
Servings: 4
Author: Cery


  • 3 cups homemade pumpkin puree or canned
  • 1/2 med onion diced
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic diced
  • 2 cups homemade chicken stock
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper


  • Put the bacon slices in a heavy Dutch oven and cook them until crisp. Set aside to drain.
  • Add the onion and the garlic to the hot bacon grease in the pan and cook until the onions are translucent.
  • To the pan add the chicken stock, pumpkin, water, and the seasonings. Whisk to combine.
  • Let the soup come to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes.


For garnish use a drizzle of crème fraiche, a few bits of reserved bacon, and roasted pumpkin seeds.  Serve with a chunk of fresh sourdough French Bread and a slice of homemade cheese for a hearty and satisfying meal.