Spooky Pumpkin Soup recipe for Halloween

Tired of sweets? Make a savoury and seasonal recipe for your family - hearty and delicious pumpkin soup

  • 50g Butter
  • 1 Onion, Chopped
  • 1kg Pumpkin/Butternut Squash Deseeded and Diced
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Crushed and Chopped Finely
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 900ml Stock
  • 3tbsp Primula Original (plus extra for garnish)


  • Step 1

    Melt butter in a large pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and fry gently until softened. Add the pumpkin/squash and cook for 5 minutes

  • Step 2

    Add the garlic and bay leaf and pour over the stock.

  • Step 3

    Increase the heat and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the pumpkin is soft.

  • Step 4

    Discard the bay leaf and stir in the Primula. Blend using a hand blender until smooth.

  • Step 5

    Add salt and pepper to taste and ladle into bowls.

  • Step 6

    Serve with a swirl of Primula (or a spider’s web if you’re creative!) and some warm crusty bread.

Primula Pumpkin Soup serves 4 - 6 people.