Go Back
+ servings
5 from 2 votes
Bowl of Pumpkin Black Bean Soup  Topped with Cilantro and Pumpkin Seeds, Bread and Spoon on the Side
Chipotle Pumpkin Black Bean Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
This creamy pumpkin black bean soup is made with a rich coconut milk base and flavored with smoky chipotle pepper and a hint of cinnamon.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 398 kcal
Author: Alissa
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1-14 oz. can pumpkin puree
  • 2-14 oz. cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1-14 oz. can coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
Optional Toppings
  • extra coconut milk or coconut cream
  • pumpkin seeds
  • hot sauce of choice
  • cilantro
  • scallions
  • avocado slices
  1. Coat the bottom of a large pot with oil and place over medium heat. When oil is hot, add onion and bell pepper. Sauté until softened, 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more.
  2. Add broth, pumpkin, beans, chipotle powder, cumin and cinnamon. Bring to a simmer, lower heat and allow to simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Blend half of the mixture, either using an immersion blender or by transferring to food processor or blender, working in batches if needed. Return to pot and place over medium heat.
  4. Stir in coconut milk, lime juice, maple syrup, salt and pepper. Cook just until heated throughout. Taste test and adjust seasonings as needed.
  5. Ladle into bowls and top with toppings of choice. Serve.
Recipe Notes

The chipotle pepper adds a bit of heat. If you aren't into that, try cutting it with some smoked paprika.

Nutrition Facts
Chipotle Pumpkin Black Bean Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 398 Calories from Fat 213
% Daily Value*
Fat 23.7g36%
Saturated Fat 15.8g79%
Sodium 542mg23%
Potassium 862mg25%
Carbohydrates 36.4g12%
Fiber 10.9g44%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 13.9g28%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 4.9mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.