5 from 6 votes

Winter Squash Soup

Whip up this easy, delicious soup as a light supper or warming lunch when you need a little comfort – You'll love its beautiful, silky texture.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword soup recipe, squash recipes, winter squash soup recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 346 kcal


  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 2.5 pounds winter squash peeled, deseeded and cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Parsley (Fresh) chopped to serve (optional)


  1. Melt the butter and oil in a large saucepan. Add the onions and celery, and gently cook until really soft – about 15 mins. 

  2. Add the squash and cook, stirring for 5 mins. 
  3. Add the honey and chicken stock, bring to a simmer and cook until the squash is tender. 
  4. Remove from heat and using a hand blender, blitz until smooth (adding a bit more stock or water if the soup is too thick).

    Season to taste with salt and pepper. Reheat before serving, sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Recipe Notes

For the winter squash - you can buy whole squash and prepare them yourself, or buy bags of ready to use.


Nutrition Facts
Winter Squash Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 346 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 507mg22%
Potassium 1405mg40%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 30400IU608%
Vitamin C 62.8mg76%
Calcium 159mg16%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.