Is pumpkin a vegetable or fruit?

Although pumpkin is often referred to as a vegetable, technically, it is a fruit. Pumpkins belong to a family of plants known as the Curcurbita, which includes zucchini, squash and cucumber.

Pumpkin is an incredibly healthy addition to anyone’s diet, rich in all kinds of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Not only is Pumpkin good for you, it’s also a hearty, delicious and versatile ingredient that can be used to make anything from soups, to desert.

Here is a delicious Roasted Pumpkin soup to warm you up on a cold winter’s day.