Recipes and Cooking Curried Butternut Squash Soup 4.3 (31) 2 Reviews Try this thick and velvety smooth soup recipe that combines butternut squash, curry, and unsweetened coconut milk. 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 February 1, 2009 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 3 tablespoon butter 2 teaspoon red curry powder or curry powder 2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger ½ teaspoon salt 1 14 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 ¼ cup water 1 ½ pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes (4 cups) 1 14 ounce can unsweetened coconut milk ½ cup half-and-half or light cream ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro Fresh cilantro (optional) Directions In a large saucepan cook onion in hot butter over medium heat about 10 minutes or until tender and translucent. Stir in curry powder, ginger, and salt. Cook 30 seconds more. Stir in chicken broth and water; bring to boiling. Add squash. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 40 minutes or until squash is tender. Cool soup slightly. Transfer half the soup at a time to a blender or food processor. Blend or process until smooth. Return all soup to saucepan. Stir in coconut milk, half-and-half, and chopped cilantro. Heat through. Top with fresh cilantro. Makes 6 side-dish servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 285 Calories 24g Fat 18g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 285 % Daily Value * Total Fat 24g 31% Saturated Fat 19g 95% Cholesterol 23mg 8% Sodium 418mg 18% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Total Sugars 5g Protein 4g Vitamin C 27.2mg 136% Calcium 90.9mg 7% Iron 2.2mg 12% Potassium 589mg 13% Folate, total 44.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *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.