Cauliflower Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

My daughter and I were working on recipes using what's in season in Oklahoma and I came up with this cauliflower butternut squash soup.

My daughter and I were working on recipes using what’s in season in Oklahoma and I came up with this cauliflower butternut squash soup.

Cauliflower Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

I LOVE butternut squash. It’s one of my favorite foods. I love growing my own too. Homegrown squash is more flavorful because you can leave it on the vine until it’s perfectly ripe. I also love that butternut and other winter squashes can be stored for months with no special preparations and no refrigeration needed.

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Cauliflower squash soup

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Cauliflower butternut squash recipe

Soup is great to make because you can use up whatever you have on hand and end up with a delicious meal. I like to clean out the refrigerator and create something amazing.

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Butternut squash cauliflower soup

Cauliflower Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Hearty, comforting soup full of nutritious vegetables with a creamy, delicious flavor. If you don't love cauliflower, you will now.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butternut squash, cauliflower, cauliflower butternut squash soup, fall soup
Servings: 8
Author: Christina
Ingredients
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 quarts chicken stock
  • 1 butternut squash
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 head cauliflower, chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 8-10 large kale leaves, stemmed and chopped
Instructions
  1. Place olive oil in the bottom of a large stock pot and add onions and celery.

  2. Sweat on low heat until translucent.

  3. Add squash, stock, thyme, and salt and pepper.

  4. Cook until squash is fork tender.

  5. Add cauliflower and cook until tender.

  6. Add garlic.

  7. Using an immersion blender, process soup until partially smooth, but still has some chunks remaining.

  8. Add kale and cook until wilted.

Recipe Notes

If you don’t have an immersion blender, place about two cups at a time in the blender and pulse. Be super careful with hot liquids in the blender, cover the top with a towel before you turn it on in case it comes out.

Butternut squash and cauliflower soup

Throwing seasonal produce from the garden together for a locally made soup feels like magic. The flavors always go together well just like the flavors of summertime do. In the fall, there is not as much abundance, not as many farmer’s markets are open, some of the produce stores close, so growing a little bit of fall produce helps extend the season beyond just watermelon and sweet corn. 

Necessity is the mother of invention and seeing what there was to work with helped me come up with a flavor combination that is out of this world. I couldn’t believe how amazing this tasted. I will make it regularly in the fall for years to come. My whole family raved about it. 

 

cubed butternut squash in a pan on the stovechopped cauliflower in a pot on the stoveSoup is so hearty and comforting on cool days. I LOVE it. I recently was working on some recipes with my daughter and we came up with this delicious cauliflower butternut squash soup. It was creamy, savory and everyone loved it.

               

               

   


 

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