Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Enjoy the silky and velvety texture of butternut squash with this wonderful soup. You can also try adding 1/2 cup coconut cream to this recipe to achieve a richer and creamier texture.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large butternut squash (3 lbs.), peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 6 cups gluten-free chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp. ground turmeric
  • 1½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large soup pot over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, until translucent.
  • Add the squash and stir for 1 minute. Add the chicken stock and cook over medium heat until the squash is cooked and tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Once the squash is cooked, place the cooked chunks in a blender. Add a little stock to make it easier to blend. Purée the squash.
  • Add the squash to the stock. Add the turmeric, nutmeg, and cinnamon, and stir to combine. Add salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large butternut squash (3 lbs.), peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 6 cups gluten-free chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp. ground turmeric
  • 1½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large soup pot over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, until translucent.
  • Add the squash and stir for 1 minute. Add the chicken stock and cook over medium heat until the squash is cooked and tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Once the squash is cooked, place the cooked chunks in a blender. Add a little stock to make it easier to blend. Purée the squash.
  • Add the squash to the stock. Add the turmeric, nutmeg, and cinnamon, and stir to combine. Add salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium940mg
Total Carbohydrate42g
Dietary Fiber8g
Sugars8g
Protein11g