Warm Embrace: Zupa Krem z Dyni (Pumpkin Cream Soup)


Dive into the cozy warmth of our Zupa Krem z Dyni, a Polish pumpkin cream soup that captures the essence of autumn in every spoonful. With its velvety texture and rich flavors, this soup is a comforting embrace, perfect for chilly evenings.

Zupa Krem z Dyni (Pumpkin Cream Soup)

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 bowl (approximately 250 ml or 1 cup)

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 180 kcal
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Sodium: 300 mg


  • Pumpkin, peeled and cubed – 1 kg (2.2 pounds)
  • Onion, chopped – 1 large
  • Garlic cloves, minced – 2
  • Vegetable stock – 1 liter (4 cups)
  • Heavy cream – 100 ml (about 1/2 cup)
  • Olive oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Salt and pepper – to taste
  • Roasted pumpkin seeds – for garnish
  • Fresh parsley, chopped – for garnish

Method of Preparation

  1. Sauté Vegetables: In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, sautéing until soft.
  2. Cook Pumpkin: Add the pumpkin cubes to the pot, cook for a few minutes, then pour in the vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, then simmer until the pumpkin is soft, about 20 minutes.
  3. Blend Soup: Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth.
  4. Add Cream: Stir in the heavy cream, season with salt and pepper, and heat through without boiling.
  5. Serve: Ladle the soup into bowls, garnish with a swirl of cream, roasted pumpkin seeds, and chopped parsley.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Pumpkin Selection: For the best flavor, choose a pumpkin variety that is meant for cooking, such as Sugar Pie.
  • Creamy Texture: For an extra creamy soup, you can add a potato along with the pumpkin.
  • Serving Suggestion: Serve with a side of crusty bread for dipping.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use canned pumpkin?

Yes, canned pumpkin can be a convenient alternative, but adjust the cooking time accordingly.

Is there a vegan alternative for heavy cream?

Absolutely! Coconut milk or almond cream can be used as a vegan substitute.

How can I store leftovers?

The soup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 3 months.

Let the comforting flavors of our Zupa Krem z Dyni envelop you in warmth and joy. Whether you're seeking solace on a rainy day or gathering with loved ones, this pumpkin cream soup is a celebration of seasonal flavors, meant to be savored and shared. 🍁🍂🥣