Yellow Squash and Apple Soup

This is a refreshing summer soup with loads of flavor. Make a lot and serve it the next day to beat the heat.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 2 medium yellow squash, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 cups fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • Juice of 1 fresh lime
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1⁄8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. sour cream, for garnish


  • In a large pot, sauté the shallots, apples, and squash in the butter until tender.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients except the sour cream. Stir to combine.
  • Move the soup to a blender and purée in batches. Return the soup to the pot and bring it to a boil. Serve it hot or cold, garnished with sour cream.