Roasted Butternut Squash Soup: Fall Favorite



Roasted Butternut Squash Soup: Fall Favorite

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is the ultimate comfort food for the fall season. As the leaves turn golden and the air becomes crisp, there’s nothing quite like a warm bowl of this velvety, flavorful soup to cozy up with.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized butternut squash, peeled and diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large baking dish, toss the diced butternut squash, chopped onion, minced garlic, and carrots with olive oil, thyme, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
  3. Roast in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until the vegetables are tender and slightly caramelized.
  4. Transfer the roasted vegetables to a pot, add the vegetable broth, and bring to a simmer.
  5. Using an immersion blender, puree the soup until smooth. Alternatively, you can use a regular blender and blend in batches.
  6. Return the soup to the pot, and if desired, stir in the heavy cream for extra creaminess.
  7. Simmer the soup for an additional 10 minutes, adjusting the seasoning as needed.
  8. Serve hot, garnished with a sprinkle of fresh thyme or a dollop of sour cream.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings

This Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is a delightful blend of autumn flavors that will warm your heart and soul. With its creamy texture and aromatic spices, it’s the perfect soup to enjoy on a chilly fall evening.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 220, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 2g

Roasting the butternut squash and vegetables enhances their natural sweetness, while the thyme and nutmeg add a touch of warmth and complexity. Whether you’re serving it as an appetizer at your Thanksgiving feast or as a comforting weeknight dinner, this Roasted Butternut Squash Soup will become a fall favorite in no time.

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