Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

This soup is yummy, with a just hint of Indian spicing.

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Photo: Gerri Photography

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Yield: Serves 4-6


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded an cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • sour cream for garnish (optional)


  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and first 4 spices. Saute until onion is soft.
  2. Add squash, broth, apples and milk. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until squash and apple are tender (about 30 mins).
  3. With immersion blender, puree soup until smooth. (Alternatively, cool soup and puree in stand blender.)
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Bring to a simmer before serving.
  6. Add a dollop of sour cream to each serving, if desired.

Author: Jamie Hunter

Jamie Hunter is a dad who loves to cook up new recipes for his family.

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