Aug 222018
 

This Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup is a perfect fall soup recipe. It's hearty and will keep you warm on a chilly winter day.

I am one of those people who is always cold. Sometimes it goes right down to my core and I just cannot get warm no matter how hard I try. When I have days like that, a nice warm bowl of soup really helps to warm me up. One of my favorites is my Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup.  It’s hearty, filling and definitely helps warm me up when I am cold.

Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup’

Here’s what you do:

  • 1 Medium Butternut Squash, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Medium Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 Celery Stalks, finely chopped
  • 4 Cups Chicken Stock (replace with Vegetable to make this a Vegetarian soup)
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • ½ tsp Marjoram
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Cornstarch (as needed to thicken)

This Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup is a perfect fall soup recipe. It's hearty and will keep you warm on a chilly winter day.

Here’s what you do:
1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion, celery and garlic until they are translucent. Remove from heat and set aside.

This Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup is a perfect fall soup recipe. It's hearty and will keep you warm on a chilly winter day.

2. In a large saucepan add chicken stock, squash, marjoram, bay leaf, pepper and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, add cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until the squash is tender. Remove from heat.

This Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup is a perfect fall soup recipe. It's hearty and will keep you warm on a chilly winter day.

3. Remove Bay leaf.
4. Puree the squash, stock, spice mixture and onion, celery and garlic until smooth in a food processor.

This Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup is a perfect fall soup recipe. It's hearty and will keep you warm on a chilly winter day.

5. Add pureed mixture back to the large saucepan, add the heavy whipping cream and cook on medium heat for 10 minutes.
6. Make a cornstarch slurry and slowly add to the soup while whisking quickly. Add in the cornstarch until the soup has reached the thickness you desire. Enjoy!

This Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup is a perfect fall soup recipe. It's hearty and will keep you warm on a chilly winter day.

This is a perfect fall soup. It’s hearty and will keep you warm on a chilly winter day.

This Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup is a perfect fall soup recipe. It's hearty and will keep you warm on a chilly winter day.

Hope you enjoyed this Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup and if you end up making it, please let me know how you liked it.

  28 Responses to “Homemade Butternut Squash Cream Soup”

  1. I eat soup all year long because, for me, it’s the perfect meal. Your butternut squash soup looks so pretty and I can’t wait to make it. I know it’s delicious!

  2. We love butternut squash and we make a big giant batch to feed the ladies at our Women Conference every fall. They love it as well.

  3. That looks amazing! I love making butternut squash in the winter time. It’s so hearty and warm, and it’s very healthy!

  4. Although it has a hint of the fall feel I still want to squeeze out those last summer days. I will keep this recipe for the cooler weather it does look so nice and warm.

  5. Will bookmark this for the Fall, we are still in the midst of a heat and humidity wave here in NYC.

  6. I need to make this. I just love squash soup! I always buy it when it returns to Panera Bread and it’s so tasty. I think I could make this on my own.

  7. Oh this sounds delicious. I love butternut squash and i love soup. I can’t wait to try it.

  8. Cream soups are my favourite! I will have to try making butternut squash soup, it sounds delicious.

  9. Yum. This is a soup i’ve never tried before so I’d love to give it a try. looks delicious!

  10. I love a creamy squash soup on cold fall days and well, I guess we are nearing those days aren’t we? This look like a delicious simple recipe I could whip up on a busy day for the family!

  11. I am chilly at times when people aren’t, partially because I’m anemic. I love soup though, there is no wrong season or weather for a good soup.

  12. That looks pretty good. This would be a perfect fall soup – I’ll have to grab some squash from the farm stand and give this a try.

  13. I’ve never made Butternut Squash in anything before, but this sounds yummy! I would love to try this out for my family!

  14. Oh my gosh I totally want to make this!!! Perfect fall soup!

  15. I love butternut squash soup. I eat it pretty much once a week once the weather gets cold.

  16. I had butternut squash soup a friend of mine made for a dinner party a few years ago and it was the best thing I ever ate! It was so delicious. I’ve tried to make my own, but it didn’t come out as great as hers. Your recipe looks wonderful.

  17. This looks yummy! I think it would a great soup to take on a hayride. You can eat it out of a thermos, no mess! Yum.

  18. This recipe looks so savory. The last couple of days have been pretty could. This would be perfect to make and keep on hand for those cold fall nights.

  19. One of my all time fave soups! I think it’s perfect especially this coming Fall. It’s such a comforting dish. It’s also easy to make. Thanks for the recipe!

  20. This looks really yummy! I can’t wait for soup weather. I will def be making this.

  21. I’m so happy its soup season and cannot wait to start making them! This one looks delicious!

  22. That is a bowl of creamy butternut squash. I love butternut in soup than pumpkin. looks yum. I am going to try it .

  23. That sounds like a great soup to make this fall. This looks tasty, I’d love to try this one.

  24. I love creamy soup like this. I like that the recipe is easy to follow and this looks so delicious!

  25. My butternut squash produces a lot this year so I will be trying your recipe. This is a perfect one to make for Fall.

  26. We make soup like that too, but probably the only difference is that my version is a little thicker. I also add some baby spinach to it.

  27. Robin, this looks super yuuum…I will put some chill to get more kick 🙂

  28. I love butternut squash but I have actually never had it in soup form! I am going to have to add this to our menu this week.