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Cheesy Potato Soup with Roasted Pepitas

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch, Vegan
  • Method: Cooking, One Pot
  • Cuisine: American, Vegan, Gluten Free, Soup


This Cheesy Potato Soup with Roasted Pepitas is entirely vegan, gluten free and so delicious. Full of stunning fall flavors and make in no time. Perfect for the holidays.



  • 2 lbs potatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
  • 3 ingredient vegan cheese sauce + 5  cups vegetable broth more
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • salt, pepper to taste


  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped


  1. First heat a pot with water and cook your potatoes.
  2. While the potatoes are cooking, heat a bit of oil or vegetable broth in a casserole. Add the garlic, leek, and optional onions. Fry everything for around 5 minutes.
  3. Combine potatoes, nutritional yeast, the sauteed veggies in the bowl of blender. Season well with salt and pepper. Now add the sauce ingredients, such as cashews, tahini, vegetable broth and process until really smooth and creamy.
  4. Head over to the pot you used for cooking your potatoes before and fill them with the soup. Heat everything slowly.
  5. While you’re doing this, heat a small pan and roast the pepitas aka pumpkin seeds for around 5 minutes until lightly brown. Divide soups into bowls and sprinkle with roasted pepitas on top, enjoy!


  • Serving Size: 1.5 cups
  • Calories: 211
  • Sugar: 3
  • Sodium: 135
  • Fat: 8
  • Saturated Fat: 2
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 29
  • Fiber: 5
  • Protein: 8
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: fall recipe, potato soup, one pot, vegan, lunch, dinner, meal prep