Roasted Butternut Squash Soup | Fall Comfort



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Brush the flesh with olive oil and place them on a baking sheet, flesh side up.
  4. Roast for about 45-50 minutes or until the squash is tender and caramelized.
  5. In a pot, sauté the diced onion, chopped carrots, and minced garlic until they’re softened and aromatic.
  6. Scoop the roasted squash flesh and add it to the pot along with vegetable broth, thyme, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
  7. Let the soup simmer for 15-20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  8. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth and velvety.
  9. Stir in a splash of coconut milk for added creaminess.
  10. 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.

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