Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
This easy soup recipe is healthy and full of flavor! Adding a fresh habanero or jalapeno adds the perfect amount of heat to this Spicy Butternut Squash Soup.
Easy Weeknight Meal or Lunch, Lunch/Dinner
Comfort Food, Fall
easy recipes, fall, healthy, soup
Butternut squash, approx 2 pounds
finely diced habanaro pepper
jalapeno would be fine as well- REMOVE THE SEEDS
medium sweet onion
extra virgin olive oil
low fat cream cheese
Cut the squash in half and scoop out the seeds
Peel the squash
Cut into 1 inch cubes
Heat oil over medium heat in a large pot
Add onion and garlic and saute, stirring often, until they begin to brown
Add the cayenne pepper, cumin, salt, and pepper - stir so they are mixed in well
Add squash, habanero pepper, and chicken stock
Bring to a boil
Reduce heat and cover. Let it simmer for 15- 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender
Remove from the heat and puree the vegetable mixture using a blender or food processor Puree until smooth.
While you are pureeing the vegetables, add the cream cheese to the warm pot to soften it
Add the pureed mixture back into your pot
Add in the milk
Once mine was mixed and back in the pot, I covered it and kept it on low until we were ready for lunch!
Did you make this recipe?
We want to see! Tag us on Instagram
or use the hashtag