Spiced Butternut Squash Soup


My second recipe is for a lovely Spiced Butternut Squash soup that only takes 10 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to cook. I’ve used a can of coconut milk as the base of this soup rather than the traditional chicken or vegetable stock. It gives the soup a light creamy consistency and also adds to the Thai inspired flavours.

Prepping Ahead

This recipe is perfect for prepping at the weekend if you have a busy week ahead. You can always make a bigger pot of soup and portion it up for the freezer. Remember, if you want to make a bigger batch of this soup then you can adjust the serving size in the top right of the recipe card below. This will automatically scale the ingredients you need to use in the recipe.

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup 1

Adjusting the heat

As with all of my recipes you can easily adjust the ingredients to suit your personal preferences. You can adjust the amount of Sriracha you add to your soup to make it more or less spicy. If you don’t have any Sriracha then this can easily be placed. Try using a small red chilli, a teaspoon of chilli powder or 1/2 teaspoon of red chilli flakes.

If you enjoyed this Spiced Butternut Squash soup recipe then you may want to try out my Honey Parsnip Soup: Honey Parsnip Soup.

Over the coming weeks I’ll be adding in plenty more recipes to my ‘Light Bites’ recipe section. I’ve got a few ideas for some salads, soups, sandwiches and twice baked potato recipes.

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins
Servings: 4
Best Season: Fall



  1. Peel and chop the butternut squash into 1 cm cubes

  2. Add the olive oil to a large pan over a medium heat

  3. Add in the onion, garlic and sriracha

  4. Saute for 5 minutes 

  5. Add in the butternut squash and coconut milk

  6. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes or until the butternut squash is tender

  7. Stir in the lime juice, fresh coriander and season to taste

  8. Blend until smooth 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 308kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g36%
Saturated Fat 18g90%
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 582mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 26g9%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 4g8%

Calcium 82 mg
Iron 1 mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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