Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup – an easy, creamy, dairy free, and healthy fall recipe. Leftovers taste even better the next day.

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup - an easy, creamy, dairy free, and healthy fall recipe.

This silky smooth roasted butternut squash soup  is full of amazingly comforting and delicious flavors!

As the weather is slowly getting colder, soups are back on our tables.

Roasted butternut squash soup is healthy and super easy to prepare with only a few tasty ingredients. The first step is to roast the butternut squash and onion. Roasting the butternut squash brings out the sweetness and richness of the squash. Once this is done, it takes less than 10 minutes to finish it up.

I found the recipe on Donna Hay’s website but I tweaked it slightly. I left out the cream as I felt the soup was smooth and creamy enough on its own without adding unnecessary fat. 

The measurement for the vegetable stock is an approximation, you can adjust it to your liking. If you prefer a thinner soup add more, less if you want a thicker consistency. 

I topped the roasted butternut squash soup with a dollop of sour cream. Feel free to use different toppings: roasted squash seeds, toasted walnuts or pecans, a dash of cayenne pepper, a drizzle of maple syrup or croutons.

Enjoy it as a warming meal with a fresh baguette and a salad or as a lovely entrée to serve to your guests.

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup - an easy, creamy, dairy free, and healthy fall recipe.
roasted butternut squash soup
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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 5 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins
 
Author: as easy as Apple Pie
Course: Soup
Servings:4

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup - an easy, creamy, dairy free, and healthy fall recipe.

Ingredients
  • 2 Kg (4.4 lbs) whole butternut squash
  • 1 brown onion
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
  • sea salt
  • 960 ml (4 cups) vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh nutmeg grated
  • sour cream to serve (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C (428 degrees F).
  2. Cut the squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Place the pumpkin, cut side up, and the onion on a baking tray.
  4. Add a few sprigs of thyme, sprinkle with sea salt and drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Roast for 1 hour or until the butternut squash is softened and starting to brown.
  6. Scoop the pumpkin and onion from their skins and place in a blender.
  7. Add 240 ml (1 cup) of vegetable stock and blend until smooth.
  8. Transfer the mixture to a saucepan, add the remaining vegetable stock, nutmeg, honey and cook over medium heat until the soup is heated through.
  9. Serve the roasted butternut squash soup with a dollop of sour cream.
  10. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Amount per serving (521g) — Calories: 186, Fat: 2.3g, Saturated Fat: 0.7g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Sodium: 109mg, Carbohydrates: 42.5g, Fiber: 7.4g, Sugar: 12.4g, Protein: 4.1g

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup - an easy, creamy, dairy free, and healthy fall recipe.

36 comments on “Roasted Butternut Squash Soup”

  1. This looks delicious I’m going to make this.!!!

  2. Beautifully stunning soup. One of my favorites of the season.

  3. G’day Your soup looks warm and welcoming indeed!
    Cheers! Joanne

  4. Love how bright and cheery this soup looks! Sounds delicious, I must make this soon!

  5. This is a fabulous soup Elena. Can’t wait to give it a try!

  6. I can’t wait until the weather starts to cool down around these parts, so I can make and enjoy this yummy looking soup!

  7. Such a gorgeous color and amazing pictures, love this!!

  8. Butternut Squash is my favorite squash of the fall season! I love the simplicity of this soup!! Sounds amazing and I will be definitely trying!!

  9. This looks so comforting and perfect for fall!

  10. I’m a nut for butternut squash anything. Your soup is such a brilliant gold color, I would love to serve this on my dinner table.

  11. I love butternut squash soup. I have not made it for a while. Love this

  12. Pumpkin and squash go so well together. Your recipe is great and I like the idea of eating this soup for lunch.

  13. beautiful bowl of soup!! perfect!

  14. Yum! I love soup so much and this looks amazing 🙂 Can’t wait to try your recipe.

  15. I love butternut squash soup! Thanks for reminding me how delicious it is Elena, you definitely have inspired me to whip up a batch tomorrow night!

  16. This is one seriously delicious looking soup!!

  17. Waoo, this look so delicious 🙂

    Regards Kim

  18. I just found your blog, while looking for a butternut squash soup recipe and this looks absolutely beautiful! Pinned! Will try it!

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