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Butternut squash soup in white bowl on red and white dish cloth.

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

A simple and delicious butternut squash soup will please even the most discerning taste buds!

Course Soup
Author Haley's Vintage

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoon olive oil or butter
  • 1/2 butternut squash approximately 1lb
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 cups chicken broth or water.
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cloves garlic optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F
  2. Slice the butternut squash and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Brush with 2 Tablespoons of olive oil or butter.
    Butternut squash with seeds removed and brushed with oil or butter for roaster butternut squash soup
  4. Roast the butternut squash for 30 minutes, and then start prepping the soup as it cools to a temperature that you can handle scooping it.
    Roasted butternut squash that will be used to make butternut squash soup
  5. Place the remaining oil in a stockpot over medium heat.
  6. Add the onion and optional garlic and sauté until the onion is transparent.
  7. Scoop the butternut squash flesh and add to the stockpot, along with the brown sugar and seasoning.
    Scoop the butternut squash flesh to be used in roaster butternut squash soup.
  8. Give it all a good stir and allow to cook for two minutes before adding the chicken stock or water.
    Cooking butternut squash soup
  9. Cover and reduce heat for 10 minutes, then use an immersion blender or transfer to a blender and puree until smooth.
    Puree butternut squash in blender butternut squash soup.
  10. Taste and adjust seasoning before adding the heavy cream.
    Butternut squash soup before adding cream.