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bowl of soup topped with apples, cashews, green onions and cheese

Curried Butternut Squash Soup Bowl

  • Author: Lisa
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes



1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut into 1-inch pieces (7 to 8 cups)

2 onions, peeled, halved, quartered

2 honey crisp apples, cored, diced into 1-inch pieces (don’t peel)

olive oil

kosher salt

ground black pepper

chicken broth (about 2 cups)

1½ teaspoons curry powder

Toppings: roasted cashews, diced apple, toasted coconut, sliced green onions


  1. Heat oven 400F. Place butternut squash, onions and apples on large, rimmed sheet pan. Drizzle with just enough olive oil to coat it all. Sprinkle with kosher salt (good two pinches) and ground black pepper. Give the whole pan a shake so things spread out into an even layer. Roast for 45 minutes, turning mixture every 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. The squash will be tender and you will have some caramelized brown areas, but not a lot of that. Dump it all into a blender with 1 cup of chicken broth and the curry powder. Blend adding additional broth to arrive at desired consistency.
  3. If you have a Vitamix (I am so madly in love with this machine) use the soup setting and your soup will be piping hot out of the blender. If using a standard blender gently re-heat the soup on the stove-top. Serve with your favorite toppings.
  • Category: soup
  • Method: oven/blender

Keywords: butternut squash, apples, stews, roasted, creamy, lunch, dinner