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Pumpkin soup with vanilla

Updated: Sep 18, 2023

The pumpkin, a plant native to South America, has great health benefits, both in its flesh and in its seeds. Discover everything about our vanilla pumpkin soup recipe.

Rich in nutrients and good for Health

Pumpkin is naturally rich in ß-carotene and its high nutritional density makes it a favored vegetable in cancer and cardiovascular disease prevention. Rich in potassium (323 mg per 100 g), it is excellent for regulating blood pressure and transmitting nerve impulses to the brain. Due to its low sodium content, it is a great addition to a low salt diet. Finally, its high fiber concentration promotes intestinal transit. (Sources :

Nutritional Value of Pumpkin per 100g


0.8 g


4.1 g


​0.1 g


​20 kCal

Easy to cook and can be enjoyed in various ways

There are a thousand and one pumpkin-based recipes, from the most original to the traditional ones. Low in calories, pumpkin willingly makes its way into healthy meals and weight loss diets.

As a main dish, in soup, or as a side dish, there are several ways to cook pumpkin: mashed, sautéed, in soup, creamy, or gratin. It can also be prepared as dessert in the form of cake or autumnal pie. The latter is very popular in North America as part of Halloween celebrations.

Vanilla Pumpkin Soup, a timeless traditional recipe

We offer you an easy recipe for vanilla pumpkin soup. It's a dish that will warm up your autumn or winter evenings. It can be enjoyed with family or friends.

This recipe from Cuisine Actuelle is presented simply, step by step. It can be prepared in 15 minutes, and you can adjust the quantity of ingredients according to the number of people.

Vanilla adds an original and exotic touch to this traditional recipe. You will impress your guests!

Vanilla is primarily an aromatic ingredient but also has health and skin benefits. Indeed, it has a natural soothing and antidepressant effect. It also fights against skin aging. You can discover all its benefits on our blog.


In our vanilla pumpkin soup recipe, you can replace the pumpkin with squash.

Pumpkin or Squash?

Pumpkin and squash are both fall vegetables. People often confuse pumpkin with squash, but in reality, they do not belong to the same family.

Pumpkin has a flattened and elongated shape. Its stem is tender and spongy. Its color varies from dark green to orange-red. Its flesh is orange in color. It has a rather sweet taste and can weigh up to 50 kilos.

The squash is well-known for Halloween decorations. It has a round shape, and its stem is tough and fibrous. It is orange in color and weighs around 5 kilos.

In addition to its aroma, Vanilla brings health benefits

Natural vanilla has an unparalleled and inimitable aroma... Madagascar vanilla is renowned for its excellent quality. It is considered the best in the world with its unique fragrance and high vanillin content.

Natural vanilla in the form of pods, cut pods, powder, or caviar is edible. It can be used in both sweet and savory dishes and is also widely used in the cosmetic industry.

In addition to being aromatic, vanilla has beneficial effects on health. Its aroma brings inner peace and helps combat depression. Here are some insights on this:

Pumpkin soup

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MATANA is a Quebec-based company that markets 100% natural products from Madagascar for food processors and individuals. Its main objective is to promote Madagascar through its unique and exceptional endemic products. Its products are of high quality with exceptional health benefits.

MATANA directly imports vanilla from Madagascar from local producers. It reinvests part of its profits to improve the living conditions of local farmers in Madagascar.

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