Butternut Squash Potato Soup

Today, I realized that a lot of my readers are already experiencing cold weather. I bet they are ready for some nice fall soups to help them warm up.  It’s hard to think about hot soups here is FL, the weather is still in the 80s here.
 I have been staring at the squash and wondering what will it become, for a few days. I now know, this soup was always it’s purpose in life. The soup turned out really good, it’s almost gone!

1 medium butternut squash
2 medium gold potatoes
1/2 medium yellow onion
2 tbs butter
2 garlic cloves
About 2-3 cups of vegetable stock (just enough to cover the veggies)
Salt, fresh cracked pepper
1/4 tsp of paprika
1 small bay leaf
2 tbs heavy cream
1/2 cup mild cheddar cheese

Sour cream, chives and croutons for garnish

1. Heat and melt the butter in a medium pot, on medium heat.
2. Peel and seed the squash. Chop it into small cubes.
3. Peel and chop the potatoes.
4. Add the onion, butternut squash and potatoes to the pot.
5. Add paprika, salt and pepper and saute for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6. Add just enough stock to barely cover the veggies. (This is also where I like to add the minced garlic). Cook until the veggies are fully cooked, 10-15 minutes.
7. Slowly transfer the content of the pot into a food processor, make sure to crack the lid to let the steam out. Blend well and return to the pot.
8. Add the heavy cream and cheese. Stir until all blended. Be careful here, the soup will bubble and splash when it starts to heat up. Keep stirring. When cheese is melted, soup is all done.
9. Serve with a dollop of soup cream, chives and croutons.


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  1. Yum!….this looks soooo good…I’d love a bowl,thanks!

  2. I have to make this soup- it looks delicious plus I have some squash that need to be cooked :)

  3. cathy@My 1929 Charmer says:

    This soup looks so good an amazing, and I’m wishing I had some in front of me right now, been a little chilly out this way and this would hit spot! Thanks for sharing your inspiration with Sunday’s Best – you
    helped make the party a success!

  4. Colleen, the Smart Cookie Cook says:

    Two of my favorite things in one soup…how did I not think of this first? It looks divine. Great job!

  5. MMMM this sounds delicious. I love fall soups. If you get a chance I would love for you to link up your recipe at my Pin Party. http://sarahdawndesigns.blogspot.com/2012/10/pintastic-monday-12.html#.UHMmIa4-WnB

  6. this looks really terrific!

  7. Alecia Horner says:

    The perfect soup for my husband and me! (He loves potatoes, I love pumpkin) Thanks for the recipe, I’ve got it pinned to my pumpkin board!

  8. Heather @ French Press says:

    gorgeous soup – cannot wait to try it

  9. Miz Helen says:

    There is a lot of comfort in your awesome soup, just perfect for fall. Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  10. This looks delicious. Love all things butternut squash! Visiting from Full Plate Thursday!

  11. Charlene@apinchofjoy says:

    You are featured this week on Busy Monday! Stop by this
    afternoon to grab a featured button from the button box. Pinned! Thanks so much for sharing on Busy Monday and
    hope to see more great ideas soon!

  12. orsoshesays says:

    Sounds delish! Perfect for this time of year. I would love to have you stop by ‘Or so she says…’ today and share some of your great ideas with my readers! The ‘Your Great Idea’ link party runs every Sat through Tuesday. Hope to see you there! http://www.oneshetwoshe.com

    * Also, starting tommorrow, we’ve got a great giveaway going on with over $500 in prizes!

  13. Bethany "This Little Estate" says:

    This sounds so good!!!!! I must try this one!!!!!

  14. I cant wait to try making this. Looks delicious! Thanks for linking up to our Pretty Things party. Hope to see you back next week!

  15. Debi @ Life Currents says:

    This looks great! I love soup & can’t wait for the weather to cool down so I can enjoy it again! http://lifecurrents.dw2.net

  16. I truly can not wait to try this! Yummy!

  17. watermellens says:

    I’m making this soup right now – it smells amazing! Do you add the garlic when you add the onions…and do you add the paprika when you add the salt and pepper?

  18. WillCookForSmiles says:

    I’m sorry, I’m just now getting back to you. I like to add garlic while everything is cooking because the taste is a little stronger. I all paprika at the same time as other spice, yes. Hope you like it ;)

  19. WillCookForSmiles says:

    I’m sorry, I’m just now getting back to you. I like to add garlic while
    everything is cooking because the taste is a little stronger. I all
    paprika at the same time as other spice, yes. Hope you like it ;)

    Thank you for letting me know that it wasn’t in the direction!!

  20. I recently made a butternut squash/cauliflower/celery soup in my braiser pressure cooker. Today I thought I’d try potato/butternut squash shop in the pr. cooker. Love your recipe. It sounds like that’s what for dinner here tonight.

  21. Love your recipe… I’ve only made butternut squash soup once. This recipe looks like a keeper!

  22. This is hands-down my favorite butternut quash soup recipe, I made it 4 times last year and I cannot wait to make it this year! I appreciate the simple ingredient list as well, more affordable and delicious. Thank you.

  23. This was great! Thank you! I didn’t have cream at home, or cheddar, so I substituted with sour cream and parmesan cheese :)

  24. Love this recipe, came out perfect! Thanks for sharing


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