Autumn Recipe! Creamy Pumpkin Miso Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Miso Soup is a delicious and comforting soup that blends the earthy taste of pumpkin with the rich umami flavor of miso. It strikes a perfect balance between sweet and savory notes, making it an ideal dish for chilly autumn evenings.

To bring out the umami flavor, miso paste is added. Miso is a traditional Japanese ingredient made from fermented soybeans and offers a unique complexity to the soup. It adds a depth of taste that pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the pumpkin. Garnish with a drizzle of cream, toasted pumpkin seeds, and fresh herbs, this soup not only tastes delicious but also looks visually appealing. The sesame oil adds richness, while the pumpkin seeds provide a crunchy texture. Completing the dish with fresh herbs adds a touch of freshness that perfectly complements the other flavors.

A comforting and easy-to-make dish that is well-balanced and nourishing, with a creamy texture that’s sure to become a new fall favorite.

Creamy Pumpkin Miso Soup Recipe


  • Pumpkin*: 300 g
  • Onion: 1/2 pc
  • Butter: 1 Tbs
  • Water: 200 ml
  • Milk: 300 ml
  • White Miso Paste: 1 Tbs
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Heavy Cream (optional)
  • Toasted Pumpkin Seeds (optional)
  • Italian Parsley (optional)

*For this recipe, it is recommended to use sugar pumpkin, butternut squash, and acorn squash.


  1. Chop the pumpkin and onion into small pieces.
  2. Put butter and onion in a pan and saute until onion is transparent over medium heat.
  3. Add pumpkin and saute briefly, then add water and cook until the pumpkin is tender.
  4. Once the pumpkin is soft, smooth it with a hand blender.
  5. Add milk and miso paste and heat over low heat. When the mixture is thoroughly warmed, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Garnish with a drizzle of heavy cream, toasted pumpkin seeds, and Italian parsley.
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