1. Food
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Butternut Squash Soup


Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup ----- Large Photo

Butternut Squash Soup Image © Diana Rattray
This soup is easy to prepare, with fresh or frozen butternut squash cubes, chicken broth, apple juice, and seasonings. A little cream added near the end of cooking make it rich and creamy.


Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 4 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup light cream or half-and-half
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste


In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter. Stir in flour until well blended and bubbly. Gradually stir in the chicken broth and apple juice. Increase heat to medium. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture begins to simmer. Add the squash and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes, until squash is tender.

Working with two or three batches, carefully puree the hot mixture in a blender until smooth. Put the mixture over low heat and add the nutmeg and cream. Add salt, to taste.

Serves 4.

Similar Recipes:

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup
Express Lane Winter Squash Soup
Savory Buttercup Squash Soup With Sage

Related Video
Butternut Squash Soup

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.