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Quick 5 ingredient butternut squash soup

Louisa Clements
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time27 minutes
Total Time37 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 butternut squash peeled and cubed, about 7 cups
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt

Optional to serve:

  • Drizzle of 35% cream for serving
  • Pepitas


  • Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add butter and onion, cook for 6 minutes until onions are slightly browned. Add squash and cook for another 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Squash and onions should smell very sweet and fragrant.
  • Add liquid and salt. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Using an immersion blender or a blender, puree soup.
  • Serve with a drizzle of cream and pumpkin seeds.
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