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Spiced Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

Source: Whole Living

 2 tablespoons olive oil
 1 onion, chopped
 2 garlic cloves, chopped
 1 inch fresh ginger, grated (2 tablespoons)
 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
 1/8 teaspoon cardamom
 Dash ground cloves
 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
 1 tart apple, peeled, quartered, and chopped
 4 cups chopped butternut squash
 Coarse salt and pepper

Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.


Add onion and garlic and cook until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.


Add carrots, apple, squash, and 3 cups water. Bring to a boil; cover partially and reduce to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper.


Cook until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Let cool slightly.


Working in batches, puree until smooth in a blender. Adjust seasoning, if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 6 servings