Velvety Butternut Squash Soup – Fall Favorite

Create a warm and cozy atmosphere this fall with our delightful Velvety Butternut Squash Soup. As the leaves turn golden and the air gets crisp, there’s no better way to welcome the season than with a steaming bowl of this comforting soup.

This recipe combines the rich, nutty flavor of butternut squash with aromatic spices to create a soup that’s both hearty and soul-soothing. Whether you’re serving it as an appetizer for a festive dinner or enjoying it on a chilly evening by the fireplace, this soup is sure to become a fall favorite in your home.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Fresh sage leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add chopped onions and garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  2. Add cubed butternut squash, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, salt, and pepper to the pot. Sauté for a few minutes until the squash begins to soften.
  3. Pour in the vegetable broth and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the squash is tender.
  4. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. Alternatively, transfer the mixture to a blender and blend in batches.
  5. Return the pureed soup to the pot and stir in the heavy cream. Heat the soup over low heat until it’s warmed through.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with fresh sage leaves for a delightful fall touch.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

Velvety Butternut Squash Soup is the ultimate fall comfort food. Creamy, flavorful, and brimming with the essence of autumn, this soup will warm your heart and soul. Make a big batch and share the coziness with your loved ones.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 220

Fat: 12g

Carbohydrates: 28g

Protein: 3g

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, this Velvety Butternut Squash Soup will be your go-to recipe to embrace the fall season. Its creamy texture and rich flavor will keep you coming back for more, making it a cherished favorite during this time of year.