We all know the best part about fall is the FOOD. Warm spices, fragrant aromas and delicious squash make this time of year special, and that’s why we can’t get enough of butternut squash soup! Even though it’s just one lovely winter squash, there are tons of ways to mix up a batch of this autumn dinner. Keep reading for some fresh takes on the traditional soup.
1. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
No milk, cream or butter was involved in the making of this soup––making it super healthy and vegan to boot! Chopped vegetables are roasted in the oven, making this recipe easier than normal. Once done, blend in a food processor and then enjoy!
Start enjoying your fall with this recipe, found at AheadOfThyme.com.
2. Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup
You had us at slow cooker! Not only is this a make-ahead soup that is easy for weeknight dinners, the unique flavors of carrots and chipotle peppers in adobo make this a departure from your regular meal routine. All your ingredients are tossed in a slow cooker, then cooked from 4-8 hours before pureeing. Delish!
Snag the recipes at TheLemonBowl.com.
3. Butternut Squash Apple Soup with Sage Parmesan Croutons
Embrace the season completely with this tasty recipe that uses fall-friendly ingredients like sage, butternut squash soup and crisp apples. Freshly grated nutmeg kicks this simple yet hearty meal into another universe. Serve with homemade sage parmesan croutons, and excuse us––we’ll be right over for dinner.
Head to WellPlated.com to get this complete recipe.
4. Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup
The use of coconut milk and coconut oil give this traditional soup a new flavor––one we can definitely get on board with. Halved butternut squash is roasted while onions are cooked on the stove top. Transfer everything plus tasty ingredients like garlic, lime juice and ginger to a blender and you’ll be enjoying this festive soup in no time.
We found this beautiful soup at TheFoodCollective.co.
5. Thai Butternut Squash Soup
Coconut milk, ginger, basil and yes––even fish sauce make this soup Thai-style. This super creamy soup is actually dairy-free yet still hearty and filling. If you’re looking for a spicy alternative to traditional butternut squash soup, then enjoy this version that’s topped with sriracha spiced pumpkin seeds and peanuts on top!
Head to CarlsbadCravings.com to grab this tasty recipe.
6. Rosemary Butternut Squash Pear Soup
This complex-tasting recipe is actually quite easy, but oh so surprising with the addition of pears! Cinnamon and maple syrup give this a tell-tale autumn vibe, while the shallots and pears add a nice twist. We’d happily enjoy this with a loaf of bread!
Get this simple recipe from ReluctantEntertainer.com.
7. Roasted Butternut Squash and Bacon Soup
Ummm bacon? IN MY SOUP? Sign me up! This roasted butternut squash is anything but normal. Bacon is used as part of the base and the garnish, along with red pepper, garlic and onion. This is the perfect comfort food!
Run, don’t walk to DamnDelicious.net to get this recipe.
8. Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup
Packed with creamy sweet potatoes plus butternut squash, this is a definite autumn dinner! Add in herbs like turmeric, ginger and a little cayenne pepper for a unique dinner that will have you feeling full in no time.
Check out LifeMadeSweeter.com for tons of additional recipes!