Nothing like a creamy curried butternut squash soup for cold winter nights.

Nothing like a creamy curried butternut squash soup for cold winter nights.

Soup in the winter is top. notch. Coming home from a long day of work and heating up a bowl of soup is so happy-making.

This curried butternut squash soup is oneΒ I’ve been making for years. Minimal ingredients with maximum flavor. Often I’ll make a double batch of it in the fall and place it into a bunch of ziplock bags, then place those bags into the freezer so I can have the soup all winter long.Β 

Nothing like a creamy curried butternut squash soup for cold winter nights.

It’s perfect topped with crunchy croutons, yogurt, and pomegranate seeds. And also when paired with fuzzy slippers and a warm blanket. And maybe the Bachelor, but you know, that’s just me.


Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Nothing like a creamy curried butternut squash soup for cold winter nights.
  • Author: Sarah Fennel
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 mins
  • Yield: 8 cups 1x


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 3 pounds butternut squash, peeled and chopped into 1 inch cubes
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup half and half
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • yogurt, croutons, and pomegranate seeds, for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large caste iron pot, heat olive oil over medium heat, then cook chopped onions until translucent. Turn heat to medium low and add in garlic, curry powder, red pepper flakes, and squash and cook for 10-15 minutes, until the squash is tender.
  2. Pour in chicken stock and allow to come to a rolling boil. Turn heat to low, cover the pot, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Pour soup into standing mixer and blend until creamy. Place back into pot and stir in half and half, salt, and pepper to taste.
  4. When serving, garnish with yogurt, croutons, and pomegranate seeds (optional)



Ethan Wilkins

The pomegranate seeds actually give another layer of flavour to the recipe! And it turns out lovely.


Awesome looking soup! Love the curry in there πŸ™‚

Traci | Vanilla And Bean

This soup and the Bachelor!? Your on! I’ll bring my fuzzy slippers! Delicious Sarah!

Angela - Patisserie Makes Perfect

This looks great – I’ve just bought a squash and a celeriac from the farmer’s market, and I was looking for a soup recipe. This looks so velvety and smooth – lovely pictures too.

Medha @ Whisk & Shout

This soup looks so delicious! Love the curry powder and red pepper flakes πŸ™‚

rebecca | DisplacedHousewife

Beautiful soup!! I love curry + squash together. xo

Becky Hardin | The Cookie Rookie

So beautiful and vibrant! I will be trying this immediately!

Alice @ Hip Foodie Mom

Soup is perfection in the winter. I LOVE this curried butternut squash soup . . absolutely gorgeous color and so much flavor! and I just recently caught up on the Bachelor. . I thought Ben’s season would be boring but it’s alright! πŸ˜›

Jennifer @ Seasons and Suppers

A beautiful soup and love the addition of curry to butternut squash soup. Need a bowl of this!!

Gaby Dalkin

Fuzzy slippers, warm blanket and soup sounds like my kind of day!

Chelsea | Whole Bite Blog

Oh it’s not just you. I like to pair everything with the Bachelor πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰ This soup is so pretty!

Sarah | Broma Bakery

Ahaha, so glad it’s not just me πŸ™‚

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