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Butternut Squash Soup

Do you have the sniffles from the cold weather? Unfortunately I got stuck with the snuffles, sore throat and a bit of a cough all weekend. When I am sick I love drinking soups mainly because when I was a child and my mother or grandmother would take care of me, they would always make me soup to help me feel better. I remember always asking my Nonna (Italian for ‘grandmother’) to make me some soup when I wasn’t feeling well. However she spoke zero English so in our dialect from Naples Italy soup is translated to “Pastina“. There you go! Quick Italian lesson for ya! Anyways, my point is everyone loves a good bowl of soup when they are feeling under the weather or to just warm up on a cold day.

This butternut squash soup is my favourite soup recipe that my dad makes. It is soooo delicious! I remember growing up, I was never much of a fan of it. I guess it is of an acquired taste and most children just like chicken noodle soup anyways 😛  . It is definitely a fall time dish, but I like to enjoy this soup all year around. It is a super simple recipe to make and does not require a lot of ingredients. I love adding cinnamon to the soup, most people don’t like to but I added this one in my batch this time around. I love eating this soup with my favourite pumpkin & cranberry organic crackers. The pumpkin and cranberry flavours compliment the butternut squash so well! It’s so delicious!

Scroll down for the recipe! What is your favourite soup? Leave a comment below 🙂


5 from 4 votes
Butternut Squash Soup
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Course: Dinner
Servings: 8 People
  • 1 Butternut Squash
  • 1 Sweet Potato
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 2 Chicken Bullion Cubes
  • 2 tbls Butter
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Large Carrot
  • 1 Stalk Celery
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cinnamon (Optional)
  1. Grab a medium size bowl and add in the butter on a medium-low setting. While the butter melts, chop up the celery, onion and carrot sticks 

  2. In another small pot add in the water and allow it to boil. Once it is boiled add in the bullion cubes. 

  3. As you let both pots simmer, start peeling the butternut squash and sweet potato. Chop them up into small cubes and add them to the celery, onion, and carrot mix. 

  4. Add in the bullion into the medium size pan with all of the spices. Put it at a medium-high heat, stirring it every 5 minutes. 

  5. Once the butternut squash and sweet potato are tender enough to put a fork through, then take your portable blender and mix everything up and serve. 



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  • Kim @LivingYoungandHealthy
    January 8, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    This looks delicious! My kids actually love butternut squash soup, and this recipe sounds right up their alley. Mine too! Will have to give it a try.

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:34 am

      Yes girl! please do and let me know how it goes 🙂

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:33 am

      yes its just as creamy 🙂

  • Alison's Allspice
    January 8, 2018 at 8:24 pm

    This soup looks great! Simple, quality ingredients is all you need for delicious food!

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:33 am

      Absolutely Allison! It’s so warm and yummy 🙂

  • Erica
    January 8, 2018 at 8:40 pm

    This looks soooo good. Butternut squash soup is my favourite and I’ve never actually made it myself, but your recipe seems easy enough to try!

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:32 am

      It is girl! Give it a try and let me know how it goes 🙂

  • Nicole
    January 8, 2018 at 10:01 pm

    Butternut squash soup is an all time favorite of mine and I have never attempted to make it myself. This recipe seems just easy enough that I think I’m going to attempt it! Thank you!

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:32 am

      Yes girl it is super easy and keeps well in the fridge for next day left overs 🙂

  • Noelle Lynne
    January 8, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    OMG butternut squash soup is my favorite! LOVE LOVE this recipe, thank you for sharing <3

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:31 am

      Thanks girl! Yeah forsake no problem! I love this recipe as well 🙂

  • Renee
    January 8, 2018 at 11:01 pm

    What a beautiful dish! I’m trying to get into more squash recipes and this definitely helps!

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:31 am

      Yes this one is very very delicious!

  • Jennifer
    January 8, 2018 at 11:56 pm

    Butternut squash and sweet potatoes are two of my favorite vegetables! This recipe looks like it is easy to make! Definitely going to try this one!

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:30 am

      It is very easy to make! Try it out and let me know how it goes 🙂

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:36 am

      Definitely Jennifer 🙂

  • Francesca
    January 9, 2018 at 12:22 am

    This is the perfect cozy comfort food for this time of year! Looks delicious!

    • Maria Leucia
      January 9, 2018 at 3:30 am

      Yes girl it definitely is! It is so delicious too!

  • Jessica
    January 9, 2018 at 3:37 am

    That looks soo good! Perfect for this cold weather we’ve been having. I’m going to share this recipe with my family.

    • Maria Leucia
      January 10, 2018 at 1:22 am

      Thats amazing Jessica! Let me know if they like it 🙂

  • Hannah
    January 9, 2018 at 5:22 am

    Omg that looks amazing! I love root vegetables and creamy soups, so this is perfect!

    Hannah the Mad Dog

    • Maria Leucia
      January 10, 2018 at 1:24 am

      Amazing girl! Hope you get a chance to try this out 🙂

  • Amanda
    January 9, 2018 at 3:53 pm

    Thank you this looks yummy! (and better than the one I made the other week), I’ll have to try it!

    • Maria Leucia
      January 10, 2018 at 1:25 am

      Hahaha I’m sure your tried out great! Let me know if this recipe works for you 🙂

  • Gennifer Rose
    January 9, 2018 at 5:42 pm

    Butternut squash soup has always been a favorite of mine. It never fails to hit the spot 🙂

    Gennifer Rose | http://www.GenniferRose.com

    • Maria Leucia
      January 10, 2018 at 1:26 am

      Definitely girl it always hits the spot for me

  • Denay DeGuzman
    January 10, 2018 at 3:54 am

    Mmmm…I haven’t had dinner yet so I am completely salivating over this delicious-looking butternut squash soup. I love that this recipe is quick and easy to make.

  • Joanie @ One Dish Kitchen
    January 10, 2018 at 4:04 pm

    I love butternut squash soup but have never made it with sweet potatoes. I’ll have to give your recipe a try, it looks and sounds wonderful.