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Instant Pot® Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This quick and easy butternut squash soup is so flavorful with ginger and brown sugar; and it only takes a few minutes in your Instant Pot®!"
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1 h servings 235
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Heat olive oil and add onion; cook until translucent, about 7 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
  2. Combine butternut squash, vegetable broth, brown sugar, salt, ground black pepper, ginger, and curry powder in the pot. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove lid. Blend with an immersion blender until creamy.
  4. Stir in heavy whipping cream.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 235 calories; 17.5 18.7 2.7 54 791 Full nutrition

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Very nice. But I could not figure out whether the recipe wants me to wait 5 minutes before doing a quick release, or to do the quick release immediately and then wait 5 minutes before removing t...

Made this soup today for a friend. It was so good we had to hold back a batch for ourselves. I would not describe this as spicy, but very tasty. Only change I made was to add a half teaspoon o...

Loved this. Light and flavorful. I am making it for Thanksgiving. To the reviewer who asked when to release the pressure, my interpretation of the instructions was do quick release immediately a...

It was very tasty. Yes I would make it again.

I used 4 cups of broth. I did not add curry but added 1/2 tsp of turmeric and cayenne pepper .

GREAT FAST I used my squash sitting outside for fall decoration , microwaved to soften then cut up for IP. Turned out beautifully and soup done for lunch. Can you imagine how much easier if usi...

Didn't use the cumin, but did everything else exactly like the recipe. Excellent! My husband doesn't like soups, but he did like this one. Will make again for sure!!

I used beef broth because that's what I had on hand. I also added a few small red potatoes which made it creamy, especially since I omitted the whipping cream. My family loved it!

So yummy! A super savory flavor that is hard to describe. Just amazing.