Hamilton Beach Homepage

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Are you craving soup? It must be the cool weather and the slow cooker recipes we’ve been featuring! One of our favorites is this hearty soup that can easily be made in the slow cooker. We love the creamy sweetness of the butternut squash and the earthiness of the potatoes; they come together to create a satisfying and delicious soup.

Celebrate October Slow Cooker Takeover by making this soup for dinner this week. Don’t forget to enter to win a slow cooker gift basket.

Butternut Squash Soup

Author: Hamilton Beach Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 large (1 1/2 lb) butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut in 2-inch chunks
  • 2 medium red potatoes, peeled and cut in 1-inch chunks
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried rubbed sage
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, cook onion and garlic in butter over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until tender but not browned. Spoon vegetables into slow cooker.
  2. Add squash, potatoes, chicken broth, sage, salt and pepper.
  3. Cover and cook on HIGH 4 hours or LOW 6 to 7 hours, or until the vegetables are soft when pierced with a fork.
  4. Let cool slightly, then puree soup in a blender or food processor.

Notes

  1. For easy squash preparation, microwave for 2 minutes prior to cutting. Placing in the microwave will soften the rind, making cutting in half easier.
  2. Do not fill blender jar beyond the 3-cup (750-ml) level. With the protection of an oven mitt or thick towel, place one hand on top of lid. Keep exposed skin away from lid. Start blending at lowest speed.

Other slow cooker soup recipes:

Related Posts

8 new pasta recipes from some of our favorite influencers

Let us help you take the guesswork out of making fresh pasta at home. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite influencer-created recipes to help you cook perfectly textured and delightfully delicious pasta using the Hamilton Beach® Electric Pasta...

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a cast iron electric grill

A new generation of professional chefs and home cooks alike are discovering the tried-and-true benefits of cast iron cooking with the Hamilton Beach® Professional cast iron electric grill. It offers all the upsides of your grandmother’s...

Here’s the scoop: 7 easy homemade ice cream recipes

From rich and creamy chocolate and vanilla ice cream to light and refreshing sorbet, there’s no better way to capture the easy, breezy vibes of summer than with a homemade batch of everyone’s favorite frozen treat. Hamilton Beach has the tools...

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *