Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

What can I say? Our favourite soup- rich, creamy and flavourful.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and diced
  • 1 large spy apple, thinly sliced
  • 12 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 12 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 12 teaspoon dried chili flakes
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 12 cup whipping cream
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives (optional)


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan on medium high heat.
  2. Add carrots, onions, squash and apple and saute until softened, about three minutes.
  3. Add allspice, cinnamon, thyme and chili flakes.
  4. Stir in stock, bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  5. Puree soup in batches in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  6. Return soup to pot.
  7. Add cream and bring to simmer.
  8. Taste for seasoning and add salt if needed.
  9. Garnish with chives if desired.
Most Helpful

Easy to make. My apple was mealy so I substituted dried cranberries.

JMC October 05, 2006

Lives up to its description. Easy to make and with a nice zing from all the spices. Wouldn't change a thing.

Sackville November 02, 2005