Paleo Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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The colder weather always makes me crave some warm and tasty soup. This Paleo Butternut Squash Soup Recipe satisfies that craving, it’s full of flavour and warms you to your toes.

Paleo Butternut Squash Soup RecipeButternut squash is one of my favourite squashes and I so love it in the Paleo Butternut Squash Soup. You can also add some curry spices to this soup for a slightly different flavour, it’s so versatile.

Paleo Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

If you and your family love Paleo Butternut Squash Soup as much as we do you might want to double the batch and freeze some of it. This Paleo Butternut Squash Soup freezes nicely and it’s so handy to be able to take some out of the freezer whenever you want.

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Paleo Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
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Paleo Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Recipe Type : Soup Author: Michelle-Powered by Mom Serves: 6
Serves: 6
  • 1 small Butternut Squash, peeled and cubed (about 8 cups of cubed butternut squash)
  • 1 medium sized Onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon of Garlic Powder
  • ½ teaspoon of Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of Ground Ginger
  • ½ teaspoon of Chili Powder
  • ½ teaspoon of Ground Clove
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 4 cups of Chicken or Vegetable Broth
  • 1 cup of Coconut Milk
  • 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Line a baking sheet with foil and grease it.
  2. Dump the cubed butternut squash in a single layer. Season with salt and pepper and a light drizzle of olive oil. Bake for 25 to 30 minute, or till the squash is tender and slightly charred.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large soup pot, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onion and sauté it till translucent.
  4. Add the spices - garlic powder, ground ginger, cinnamon, clove and chili powder, salt and pepper, and sauté for another minute.
  5. Next add the roasted butternut squash, half the broth and coconut milk. Let it all simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Puree the soup using a stick/immersion blender. Or puree it in batches, using a regular blender or food processor.
  7. Return the blended soup to medium heat. Check and adjust seasoning.
  8. Add the remaining broth and coconut milk and let it simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, till it is smooth and creamy.
  9. Serve hot with and splash of coconut cream (thick coconut milk also works) and toasted pepitas and fresh herbs of choice.
Instead of butternut squash, sweet potatoes or pumpkin can be substituted.
For a delicious smoky flavor, use smoked paprika or chipotle peppers, instead of chili powder.

Paleo Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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  1. Judy Thomas says:

    It sounds so delicious! Thanks for the recipe.

  2. Jennifer Pellicone says:

    I LOVE butternut squash soup! This recipe, with the coconut milk, looks like it takes the recipe over the top! Definitely going to make this!

  3. Karen Propes says:

    I have always wanted to try this, thanks for the recipe. Can’t wait to try.

  4. Eileen Boyce says:

    I love Panera squash soup so I’m sure I would like this!

  5. This soup is something I would like to try, but why Paleo? What does the Paleo diet offer that you can’t get from eating just plain organic fresh foods?

    • Powered by Mom says:

      Hi Christa, if you look up what Paleo means you’ll have your answer, just a term to use for what you’re saying 😉

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  7. Judy Thomas says:

    Thank you for the recipe, it looks like what Mum used to make for us. 🙂

  8. Michelle S says:

    This sounds really yummy! I love butternut squash but hadn’t thought of it as a soup.

  9. Dorothy Boucher says:

    This is one of my favorite soups, I will have to try your recipe out and I love that I can freeze this so I can make it in large batches.

  10. Abigail Stinson says:

    This is so amazing to me coming from a family of chicken and tomatoe soup only I’ve never even tried butternut squash and this looks so delicious I’m hopeful that I can provide a more interesting bigger more comforting menu to my son than what was offered to me as a child I want him to have a happy life

  11. gloria patterson says:

    Love butternut squash but hate to cut it up. But I have found it in the frozen food section so I use it more often now. Yes I do give in and buy the smaller one which are easier to cut up. This looks so easy and simple that i would fix today but no coconut milk on hand. And thanks for letting us know that this freezes well. I am a senior so I like to fix a nice size batch of soups/chili and freeze in ziplock bags.

  12. This is one of my favorite fall soups or for that matter, one of my favorite soups all year long.

  13. Darcy Koch says:

    I imagine this soup is a real healthy choice and it sounds like an easy recipe. I never ate butternut squash but might be willing to try.

  14. I love a good squash soup but, unfortunately, my kids don’t. About the only thing they all agree on and the only thing they won’t eat. They love squash but, not soup LOL. I may be doing up a big batch of this for myself to eat at work LOL

  15. marthalynn says:

    Yum! I love soup, especially in the cooler months. I have some butternut squash I want to use up, so this is perfect. The best recipes are ones where you already have all of the ingredients!

  16. This soup recipe will be my new favourite.

  17. Kara Marks says:

    This sounds wonderful–ty for the recipe!

  18. Sandra Watts says:

    I love soup recipes. This looks so good.

  19. rochelle Haynes says:

    I love soup looking good

  20. Brigid OHara Koshko says:

    As the temperature gets cooler I start looking for new soup recipes. This sounds easy and delicious and I can experiment with pumpkin too!

  21. Sherrie Cruson says:

    I’ve never tried Butternut Squash soup but it does look delicious. Now that it’s soup weather I might give this recipe a try.

  22. I’ve been looking for a good butternut squash soup recipe. This looks like it will work, minus the cinnamon that I am allergic to. I love adding the pumpkin seeds to it to give it a little crunch too.

  23. Michelle S says:

    This looks like a perfect cold weather soup. Plus it isn’t that complicated to make.

  24. I like the idea of adding in curry to give it a little kick. Yum.

  25. Jessica Davis says:

    I’m always looking for new & scrumptious soup recipes & this definitely hits the spot! Thanks for sharing!

  26. Kimberly Flickinger says:

    This soup sounds delicious. Will definitely try this recipe on a cold damp day.

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