Butternut squash is a vegetable packed with complex carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins A and C, and potassium. Although classically prepared with butter and brown sugar, this vegetable is very versatile.  From a side dish to the star of an entree, it can be used to make a variety of delicious dishes from soup to tacos!  Today, we bring you a delicious, easy recipe for  butternut squash soup.


  • 1 large butternut squash (about 5 lbs whole), peeled, diced
  • 1 green apple, sliced and cored
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cups chicken broth