This is the easiest, creamiest, yummiest Fall slow cooker soup recipe – perfect for all you butternut lovers out there! Using only a 6 ingredients and very minimal prep (no need to peel the squash), you will have yourself a creamy, dreamy winter squash soup to satisfy your soup loving soul. It's also gluten-free and vegan which is great if you have dietary restrictions at home.
Yield: 4 servings
4.94 from 16 votes

Slow Cooker Blissful Butternut Squash Soup

Prep Time: 15 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
This is the easiest, creamiest, yummiest Fall slow cooker soup recipe – perfect for all you butternut lovers out there!

Ingredients

  • 16 oz  1/2 small butternut squash, halved, seeds removed
  • 16 oz  1/2 buttercup or kobacha squash, halved, seeds removed but not peeled
  • 2 large shallot (quartered)
  • 2 cup chicken or vegetable broth (or 1-1/2 tbsp Better Bouillon w/water)
  • 3/4 cup light coconut milk
  • pinch nutmeg
  • optional garnish: drizzle coconut milk (chives, pepitas)

Instructions

  • Place the squash, shallots and broth in the slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours or high 4 hours, until soft and cooked through, a knife should easily be inserted.
  • Remove squash from skin and discard the peel.
  • Stir in coconut milk and nutmeg.
  • Blend in a blender or using an immersion blender.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and garnish with more coconut milk and chives, if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 11/4 cup, Calories: 152kcal, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 2.5mg, Sodium: 310mg, Fiber: 8.5g, Sugar: 1.5g
Freestyle Points: 2
Points +: 4