Triple Squash Soup Recipe – Friday Night Bite

There’s something about pureed soups filled with the flavors of fall that warms my tummy and soul. I remember the first time I had homemade butternut squash soup. It was many years ago, and I remember thinking that my stepfather was nuts for going through the extra step of pureeing. It seemed like a bit much to do.

You may think a pureed soup requires a lot of work, but it doesn’t. Trust me, after you make your first homemade butternut squash soup, you won’t turn back. After I stole a taste of my stepfather’s soup I was mad at myself for doubting it. It’s totally worth it and the extra step of pureeing will seem like no big deal once you’ve had a taste!

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Triple Squash Soup

Yield – 6-8 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 1 orange, zest and juiced
  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 1 small acorn squash, peeled and cubed
  • 1 yellow summer squash, diced
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat the olive oil and sauté the sliced green onions for one minute.
  • Add the orange juice and one teaspoon orange zest.
  • Add the cubed butternut, acorn squash and the diced yellow squash and toss with the orange juice.
  • Pour in the broth and four cups of water along with the nutmeg.
  • Bring to a rolling boil, then reduce the heat to medium and cover and cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until the squash cubes are fork tender.
  • Pour into blender or food processor and puree. Return to Dutch oven and keep over low heat until ready to serve, or serve immediately after pureeing.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and let it cool slightly before serving.
  • Serve and warm up that tummy and soul!

What’s your favorite pureed soup you like to create to keep warm during the colder months?

Recipe originally posted on SCJohnson.com.

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  1. Lori says

    I am having trouble finding your recipe for the Triple Squash Soup, can you help me by sending me the recipe or telling me how to find it on your page? I love squash and had a squash soup once at a restaurant, it was so good! I tried to make soup once and it was not good at all but I would love to try your recipe! Thanks for your help!

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