Oct 20, 2008

Pumpkin-Zucchini Spaghetti Soup

This is a smooth, creamy and flavorful soup perfect during fall when pumpkins are available in abundance. We had this for dinner along with breadsticks.It has spaghetti in it and is quite filling.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

Onion - 1 medium sized
Tomato - 1 medium sized
Carrot - 1
Pumpkin - 2 cups cubed
Zucchini - 2
Garlic - 3 cloves
Ginger - 1/2 inch chopped
Chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
Cumin powder - 1 teaspoon
Dry oregano - 1/2 teaspoon
Rosemary - 1/2 teaspoon
Dry basil - 1/2 teaspoon
Bay leaf - 1
Sugar - 1 teaspoon
Spaghetti - 15 strands
Red Wine Vinegar - 1 teaspoon
Olive oil - 2 spoons
Vegetable stock / water - 5 cups
Salt and pepper
Fresh Parsley to garnish


Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the chopped garlic, ginger and onions.Cook till they turn translucent. Then add the chopped carrot, salt and pepper. Cook for about 3 minutes.

Add the chopped tomato, chilli powder, cumin powder, sugar and dry herbs (oregano, basil, rosemary).Stir well unitl everything is combines. The herbs are optional.They can also be replaced by any other herbs of your choice.Cook for 3 more minutes.

Add the bay leaf,chopped zucchini and vegetable stock/water. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover the saucepan and allow it to simmer for about half an hour.

Remove from heat and allow to cool.Fish out the bayleaf and blend all the ingredients together.Strin the soup if required.

Bring back the strained liquid to the saucepan.Add the spaghetti to the soup and simmer for about 10 minutes or unitl the spaghetti gets tender and al dante.

Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot with breadsticks.

Sending this to AFAM: Pumpkin hosted my Madhuram and No Croutons Required: Vegetarian Soups hosted by Lisa

And also to WTSIM # 20 for the love of gourds hosted at Cook Sister.

and Inthe Bag :Pumpkin

Sending this to Healthy Inspirations Event - Soups


  1. Hi...
    This is a very cool recipe. suitable for this fall. Three unique ingredients in one soup, loved the idea. YUM!

  2. The soup is creamy and filling too, great entry!

  3. soup looks gorgeous.creamy and soothing. those bread sticks look lovely too.. where's the recipe for that?

  4. Wow yummy soup. I am sure going to make them.

  5. I like the colour of this soup....and your potato buns look absolutely delish.

  6. I liked the addition of spaghetti in it.

  7. Looks so creamy Divya..very healthy too!!

  8. Yummy divya........loved the color of ur soup....never tasted a pumpkin till now.......if it would be sth i wanted to taste then that would be this soup if you were around

  9. Looks great, what better way to welcome fall that this...

  10. Creamy Soup looks awesome Divyaa..simply delicious..

  11. Wow!!! All ur recipes + photos....breathtaking!!!

  12. looks fantastic.. nice colour... great cliak...

  13. Thanks for this entry! Pasta and pumpkin sound like a fine combination to me. Lovely image.

  14. Nicely aromatic soup, Zuchinni is a good idea.

  15. Thats a beautiful combo Divs. Never tried Zucchini with pumpkin before. :)

  16. nice soup recipe..love the addition of spaggeti ...will try soon..

  17. Love this soup!!looks so good,go to try

  18. I love the color of the soup, beautiful! Great entry dear.

  19. loved the colour of the soup. nice entry

  20. Hey very nice and innovative recipe..i loved the color of soup

  21. Looks so lovely.. i'm not a pumpkin fan usually but this looks too tempting.

  22. The soup looks rich ,creay and filling...Supeeeeer duppper entry..

  23. Awesome recipe,and looks cool to eeyes also!

  24. wonderful appetizer, Spagatti in them mmm I cant resist them...

  25. that color is sooo lovely divya .. yummy soup

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  27. perfect fall recipe.. love the color..

  28. Looks so smooth.. perfect with the breadsticks.

  29. That's an awesome color you have got Divya. I agree with Jude, it's very smooth.


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