Delicata Creamy Squash Soup


A rich and creamy soup, great for cold winter nights.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
4 to 6 - servings


  • 3 delicata squash, halved lengthwise and seeded

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 3 cups vegetable broth

  • 1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Place the squash, cut sides down, in a baking dish. Add 1/8 inch water in baking dish, cover with foil and bake 35-40 minutes or until tender. Cool.

  2. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Add onion and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally until onion is softened but not brown.

  3. Scrape the squash out of the flesh and add to onions. Add the stock and heavy cream. Cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, about 25 minutes.

  4. Puree the soup in a blender or food processor. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

417 Calories
32g Fat
34g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 417
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 19g 97%
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 345mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 31mg 153%
Calcium 150mg 12%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 984mg 21%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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