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Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

Updated on September 14, 2014

Delicious Butternut Squash Soup - Comfort Food At Its Best

Fall brings beautiful cooler days, and splashes of color everywhere. And what better way to celebrate this time of the year with some equally colorful soup? This butternut squash soup will not only warm you up on those chilly days, but it's a breeze to make and it's absolutely delicious.

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Use the abundance of fall to create this delicious comfort food your family will enjoy time and again.

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  • 1 Medium onion
  • chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons of oil
  • 1 Butternut squash
  • cubed
  • 2 small potatoes
  • cubed
  • Salt to taste
  • Sprinke of black pepper
  • Dash of nutmeg


  1. Start by sauteing your onion until translucent (about 10 minutes).
  2. While the onion is cooking, prepare your butternut squash and potatoes (peel and cube them).
  3. Add the squash and potatoes to the onions, cover with water (about 1" above the ingredients) and cook for about 20 minutes. Puree everything in the blender for 30 sec to a minute, return to the pot, add the spices and bring to a boil for another minute.
  4. Garnish with some chives, and even some roasted pumpkin seeds if you wish.
  5. Enjoy!
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Butternut Squash Soup Variations

Have fun with your soup

Don't limit yourself to one recipe: experiment by adding things you love. Here are some examples I tried:

- add a few cloves of garlic for a little more zing

- roast the butternut instead of boiling it

- add celery cubes for a little bit of a crunch

- add some cinnamon

It's your turn to use your imagination.

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Is butternut squash soup part of your fall comfort food? Do you use a special ingredient that makes your soup better? Please share :)

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      6 years ago

      Adriana, you have a hit here. I had a butternut squash and had heard about making soup for it, so I searched Squidoo and your recipe showed up first and I cam over. I have to admit I was a little skeptical about how creamy it could be without any me, its rich creamy deliciousness. I had some left over mashed potatoes and used that instead of the two small ones and did add celery. I used my imagination and served it with a dollop of white cheddar and a grate of white cheddar for fun. You are right about this being a comfort food to be enjoyed again and again and so easy to prepare. I also added an extra dash of nutmeg...yummy and economical as well as nutritious!

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      6 years ago

      Yes, butternut squash soup is one of my fall comfort foods! I like to add a touch of butter and a dash of nutmeg. Thanks for sharing and have a happy fall season!

    • Amyji profile image


      6 years ago

      What a simple, delicious recipe. Thank you!

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      6 years ago

      thanks for sharing a nice recipe

    • seashell2 profile image


      6 years ago

      I'm going to make this soup tonight! Yum! Thanks for the recipe!

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      Crystal A Murray 

      6 years ago from Corydon, Indiana, USA

      I love soup, but I have not yet tried squash soup. I have heard it's wonderful, and I hope to try this easy-sounding recipe.

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      Heidi Vincent 

      6 years ago from GRENADA

      I LOVE soups! This is an excellent, uncomplicated soup. I love buttersquash also so I will definitely try it with the potatoes.

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      Lyra Kua 

      6 years ago

      I like vegetable soups, very warm to the stomach and healthy as well!

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      Christian DuBois 

      6 years ago from New York

      Okay, that is ridiculously simple. I will try it, but maybe with sweet potato and olive oil to give it a Paleo twist. Thank you!

    • kitchenalia profile image


      6 years ago from Ontario Canada

      I was looking at the squash in the garden tonight. Now I know something new to try. thanks.

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      mouse1996 lm 

      6 years ago

      I will have to try this. I love warm seasonal soups.

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      6 years ago

      I never tasted this soup but I am willing to try it now! Nice lens!

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      6 years ago

      Sounds yummy to me. My wife makes great soup - usually from whatever happens to be lying around. I need to make sure that we have some butternut squash lying around in the near future I think.

    • TracyM1969 profile image


      6 years ago

      I am a soup lover but ashamed to say never tried butter nut squash. The soup sounds great, will try it very soon.

    • justmelucy profile image


      6 years ago

      I love butternut squash baked. I will have to try thw soup. It looks yummy.

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      6 years ago

      I love soups. And I had to quickly pass by your soup bowl section. I'm a bit addicted to soup bowls and there's no more room in the house. Anyway, this is a good recipe and I'm going to try your suggestion to roast the butternut and add some cinnamon. Thanks!

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      Ellen Gregory 

      6 years ago from Connecticut, USA

      This does look easy and good.

    • verymary profile image


      6 years ago from Chicago area

      butternut squash is the only squash I really like! so creamy in a soup :)

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      poldepc lm 

      6 years ago

      I enjoy soups..especially vegetable ones

    • prikazen profile image


      6 years ago

      Haven't tried yet. But it's on my list :)

      Carpe Diem


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