Butternut Squash & Cauliflower Soup

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Every time I see this on a menu, I have to order it. This is slightly sweet, slightly spicy and low fat to boot!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  • 1 apple, cored, peeled and diced
  • 12 cauliflower, cut into florets (about 2 cups)
  • 2 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed (4 cups)
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 12 teaspoon dried chili pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 cup low-fat sour cream (optional)


  1. In a large saucepan, sautee the onion and garlic until golden.
  2. Add cauliflower, apples and squash and stir together.
  3. Add broth and spices. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
  4. Either with a blender, stick blender or food mill, puree the soup until creamy.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. If desired, swirl in sour cream.


Most Helpful

Second time I have made this. Wonderful, Yummy, healthy + very budget Friendly. I freeze into portions for work. Thank you !!<br/>ps. I don't add sour cream..doesn't need it, if you find it runny, cook on low stir occasionally for hour + it will thicken right up

Ed & Cheryl March 16, 2014

This soup is amazing. We didn't have the spice on hand so we added 1 1/2 teaspoon of massaman curry paste instead (it had many of the same spices). We also added a can of coconut milk, as someone suggested, and that made it all the more rich. A beautiful soup I plan to make again for Christmas Day.

hellodi December 11, 2013

This is a really nice winter soup. I ran the onion through the food processor and then sauteed with fresh garlic. I also ran the cauliflower, squash and the apple pulsing until they were small chunks. The soup smelled just wonderful while it simmered on the stove. I ran the finished soup through the food processor and the result was a beautiful orange creamy soup. The garam masala gave an interesting flavor to the soup that seemed out of place until I added the sour cream. I would make this soup again. Next time I would try freshly grated nutmeg instead of the garam masala. Thanks DiWriter!

NcMysteryShopper November 09, 2006

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