Roasted Butternut Squash Soup | Fall Comfort
There’s a special kind of magic that arrives with the fall breeze, and our Roasted Butternut Squash Soup captures it perfectly. As the leaves turn to warm hues and the air gains a crisp edge, this comforting soup will be your delightful companion. It’s not just food; it’s a reflection of the season’s essence on your plate.
- 1 large butternut squash
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 teaspoon thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Olive oil for roasting
- Coconut milk for creaminess
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
- Cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.
- Brush the flesh with olive oil and place them on a baking sheet, flesh side up.
- Roast for about 45-50 minutes or until the squash is tender and caramelized.
- In a pot, sauté the diced onion, chopped carrots, and minced garlic until they’re softened and aromatic.
- Scoop the roasted squash flesh and add it to the pot along with vegetable broth, thyme, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
- Let the soup simmer for 15-20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth and velvety.
- Stir in a splash of coconut milk for added creaminess.
- Taste and adjust the seasonings as needed.
Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 1 hour | Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Rich, velvety, and brimming with the flavors of fall, our Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is the ultimate autumn comfort dish. The delightful combination of caramelized squash, aromatic herbs, and a hint of nutmeg will warm your soul and ignite your love for the season.
Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Fat: 5g | Carbohydrates: 32g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 3g
The golden hues of this soup mirror the falling leaves, while its creamy texture embodies the coziness of a soft scarf. Every spoonful is a reminder of crackling fires and heartfelt conversations shared with loved ones. As the daylight wanes, and the air carries a slight chill, our Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is here to wrap you in autumn’s embrace. So ladle out a bowl, savor each spoonful, and let the comfort of the season fill your senses.