Roasted Butternut squash soup

Roasted Butternut squash soup

When the weather turns chilly and the wind starts to howl, there's nothing quite like a warm bowl of soup to comfort the soul. And if you're looking for a soup that's creamy, rich, and oh-so-delicious, look no further than roasted butternut squash soup. This velvety smooth soup is the perfect way to warm up on a cold day, and it pairs perfectly with a slice of fresh bread. So grab your apron and get ready to whip up a bowl of pure comfort!

Why Roasted Butternut Squash?

Roasting the butternut squash before turning it into soup adds a depth of flavor that you just can't get from boiling or steaming. The natural sugars in the squash caramelize as it roasts, creating a rich, sweet flavor that will have your taste buds dancing with joy. Plus, roasting the squash gives it a slightly smoky undertone that adds a whole new dimension to the soup. Trust me, it's worth the extra step!

How to Make Creamy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

1 3-4 lb butternut squash

1 yellow onion

3 large carrots

2 heads of garlic


salt and pepper



2-3 cups of chicken broth

1 can of full fat coconut milk- Use Thai Kitchens coconut milk! Pictured here



1. heat oven to 425, cut butternut squash length wise and clean out seeds, peel onion and cut into fourths, cut tops off garlic, peel carrots.

2. put all veggies on lined cookie sheet, drizzle with a good amount of olive oil, season with salt pepper, thyme and rosemary. Bake for 40-45 minutes until squash is tender.

3. Once veggies are done, scoop out squash and sqeeze out garlic from skin, put all veggies. 1/2 can of coconut milk and 2 cups of chicken broth into blender. May have to work in batches, and be very careful with hot liquid in a blender. You could also use and immersion blender here. If soup is too thick add more chicken broth until it is the consistency you like.

4. put into soup pot, and bring back up to boiling, add in nutmeg to your liking along with more salt pepper and little dash of red pepper flakes if you like heat!

5. dish up and add another drizzle or two of your left over coconut milk.

Serve with Fresh Bread and Enjoy!

Now comes the best part: serving and enjoying your delicious creation. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with a drizzle of cream, a sprinkle of fresh herbs, or a handful of toasted nuts. And don't forget to serve it with a side of fresh bread for dipping and sopping up every last drop of goodness. Whether it's a crusty baguette, a warm slice of sourdough, or a fluffy dinner roll, the bread is the perfect companion to this creamy soup.

So the next time you're craving something warm and comforting, give roasted butternut squash soup a try. It's creamy, rich, and oh-so-delicious, making it the perfect dish for a cold day. And with a slice of fresh bread on the side, you'll have a meal that's sure to warm both your body and your soul. Bon appétit!

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