Squash and Apple Soup

Recipe by Jan in Lanark

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

Top Review by JMC4241

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

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.

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