Recipes and Cooking Butternut Squash Soup 4.2 (35) 2 Reviews Butternut squash soup is the perfect comfort food recipe for cooler fall and winter months or just anytime the craving for butternut squash soup strikes! This soup recipe starts with roasted butternut squash for deeper flavor in the finished product. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 1, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Roast Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 1 hrs 45 mins Servings: 10 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 cup chopped onion (1 large) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 14-14.5 ounce cans vegetable broth Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Snipped fresh chives (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a large shallow roasting pan, toss together squash, oil, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Roast, uncovered, about 1 hour or until tender, stirring once. Meanwhile, in a 6- to 8-quart Dutch oven, cook onion in hot butter over medium-low heat about 20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add roasted squash and broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Cool slightly. Transfer squash mixture, in batches, to a blender; cover and blend until smooth. Return pureed mixture to Dutch oven. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper. If desired, garnish each serving with chives. Jason Donnelly Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 100 Calories 4g Fat 16g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 100 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 3mg 1% Sodium 713mg 31% Total Carbohydrate 16g 6% Total Sugars 4g Protein 1g Vitamin C 24.8mg 124% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.