Cream Of Butternut Squash Apple Soup

Published on Feb 21, 2014

  by   Kristina Stosek

15 reviews

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Serves: 4
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This Cream Of Butternut Squash Apple Soup is comforting, nutritious, and creamy all at the same time. The vegan soup is made with roasted butternut squash and coconut milk, adding depth of flavor apples for sweetness, and is mildly flavored with ginger, garlic, curry powder, and fresh lime juice.

butternut squash apple fall soup in a bowl





The creaminess in this butternut squash apple soup comes from coconut milk. The soup is velvety smooth, rich and most satisfying. We especially love this hearty soup during the cooler months.

whole butternut squash


Butternut squash, is considered a fruit, and is used mostly in savoury dishes. The golden squash is rich in dietary fiber and multiple vitamins and minerals.

apples in a bowl


For the apples, we all know the phrase, apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well, this is true, plenty of vitamin C and rich in healthy antioxidants. I also added fresh ginger and fresh lime juice, both antioxidant boosters. This creamy butternut squash apple soup deserves a five star rating!


  1. Historical Roots: Butternut squash apple soup has been prepared for centuries and was a staple in early American and Native American diets. It’s a part of traditional Native American cuisine and has a rich historical background.
  2. Sweet and Savory: While the combination of butternut squash and apples might sound sweet, the soup can be balanced to have a savory flavor by adding herbs and spices. The natural sweetness of the butternut squash and apples pairs well with savory ingredients like bacon and ham.
  3. Nutrient-Rich: Butternut squash and apples are both nutrient-dense ingredients. Butternut squash is a good source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, while apples are packed with antioxidants and dietary fiber. The soup not only tastes delicious but is also a healthy choice.
  4. Versatile: Butternut squash apple soup is highly versatile. You can customize it to suit your taste by adjusting the spices, using different apple varieties, or incorporating additional ingredients like pumpkin seeds or chopped nuts.
  5. Seasonal Delight: This soup is often associated with autumn and winter due to the availability of butternut squash and apples during these seasons. It’s a comforting and warming dish perfect for enjoying on a chilly day or during holiday gatherings.



To roast butternut squash, peel and slice the squash in half, remove the seeds and cut into 2-inch chunks. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and roast at 400 F for 20 minutes or until the squash is tender.

butternut squash apple fall soup in a bowl


If you are serving this soup to younger children, omit the curry powder and replace it with a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg. They love the sweetness of the soup, and this is an excellent way to introduce butternut squash to their diet.


For spiciness, add some cayenne pepper or a drizzle of chili oil.

To serve this smooth, bright coloured soup, drizzle some coconut milk over the top, and add our famous gluten-free artisan crusty dinner rolls as a side. Hungry yet? I am, enjoy!


Butternut squash apple soup is not only a delicious and wholesome dish but also offers a mix of sweet and savory flavors and the flexibility to cater to different tastes and dietary needs.

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Nutrition Info

  • calories 261

  • carbohydrateContent 43 g

  • cholesterolContent 0 mg

  • fatContent 1 g

  • fiberContent 1 g

  • proteinContent 1 g

  • saturatedFatContent 2 ½ g

  • sodiumContent 200 mg

  • sugarContent 27 g

  • transFatContent 0 g

  • Servingsize 4

  • Amount Per 100 grams

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Delicious best butternut squash soup I have ever had thank you!!!

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