Blue Hubbard Squash Soup


This vegan and gluten-free Blue Hubbard squash soup is absolutely amazing. It's flavorful, smooth, and creamy, and kind of addictive. You won't regret making it! Garnish with a drizzle of coconut milk if you like.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins


  • 1 large Blue Hubbard squash

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 (2 inch) piece ginger, peeled and minced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes

  • 3 cups vegetable broth

  • 1 (14 ounce) can full-fat coconut milk

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Cut the squash in half. Remove the seeds and place the squash cut side-down on a baking sheet.

  3. Roast in the preheated oven until you can pierce a fork through the flesh of the squash, about 40 minutes. Do not overcook it so it becomes mushy. Set aside.

  4. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add garlic, ginger, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, black pepper, and red pepper flakes. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.

  5. Peel off the skin from the squash or use a spoon to scoop out the flesh. Add squash to the pot, cover with vegetable broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook, about 15 minutes.

  6. Turn off heat and remove the lid. Stir in coconut milk and lemon juice and allow to cool slightly, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a blender in batches, or use an immersion blender, to blend the soup until it is silky smooth.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

301 Calories
19g Fat
34g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 301
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Sodium 640mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 41mg 206%
Calcium 117mg 9%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 1251mg 27%

* 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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