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Butternut Squash Soup with Gingersnap Pumpkin Seeds

  • Author: Jennifer Stewart
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 12 people 1x


Butternut Squash Soup is a quick, easy, and comforting meal with all the flavors of Fall!  Complete with a toasted gingersnap crumble.



For the soup

1 large Butternut Squash (roasted, 4 cups total cooked)

1 medium onion (diced small)

1 tablespoon olive oil

3 medium-sized parsnips (peeled and roasted)

13 ounce can full-fat coconut milk

6 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth if you want vegetarian

1 teaspoon allspice

1 teaspoon nutmeg

For the gingersnap crumble

1 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 tablespoon ground cayenne pepper (omit if you don’t want it spicy)

1/2 cup pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup ground ginger snaps

2 tablespoons coconut oil


Prep and roast your vegetables

Start by getting your squash and parsnips prepared.

Peel, wash, and cube your vegetables.

If not already done, roast your vegetables in a 400F oven until tender.

Toast your seeds and gingersnaps

Combine, crushed ginger snaps, and coconut oil.

Toast on a foil-lined baking sheet at 400F for 10 minutes or until crispy.

Repeat with pumpkin seeds.

Toss the toasted pumpkin seeds and crushed gingersnaps with 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika.

Make the soup

In a large pot, combine olive oil and onion.

Cook until the onions are clear.

Add the squash, parsnips, and broth.

Bring to a boil and then lower to a simmer for 10 minutes.

Add the coconut milk and stir to combine.

Puree in small batches in a blender or use a hand-held immersion blender to puree soup.

Ladle into serving bowls or shot glasses and top with toasted seeds and gingersnaps.


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  • Category: Small Portioned Comfort Foods
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Soup, Butternut Squash, Fall food