Paleo butternut squash soup is a comforting treat on a cold winter day. We are finally out of a long drought in California. I have been craving soup ever since the rain and the cold started.
By consuming this paleo butternut squash soup on a regular basis, you’ll get all the amazing health benefits of butternut squash. They are listed below:
- It is great for getting rid of constipation due to its high fiber content.
- It is a good source of minerals; magnesium, manganese, iron, copper, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and zinc
- It contains high levels of vitamin C which is great for your immune system.
- It helps to regulate blood sugar due to its high vitamin B content.
- It can help prevent birth defects due to its high folate content, so it is a great food to consume when you are pregnant.
- It is good for your eyes as it contains high amounts of carotenoids and lutein.
- It is high in anti-oxidants which can help prevent cancer.
- It is anti-inflammatory and can help with chronic pain.
- It is moderately low in carbs and calories with one cup having 65 calories and 14 net carbs.
Paleo Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
Paleo Butternut Squash Soup (Paleo, Dairy-Free)
Author: Susanne Runion
Recipe type: Soups
Paleo butternut squash soup is a comforting treat on a cold winter day. This soup is nutrient dense, anti-inflammatory, has high levels of anti-oxidants.
- 1 Butternut Squash
- 1 Onion
- 1 can Coconut Milk
- 2 cups Chicken or Vegetable Broth
- 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
- 1 cup Spring or Filtered Water
- 1 tablespoon fresh Oregano or 1 teaspoon dried
- 1 tablespoon fresh Thyme or 1 teaspoon dried
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
- Poke the squash with your fork a few times.
- Chop the onion into a few large pieces and drizzle with olive oil.
- Put both in the oven and roast for an hour.
- After an hour, take the vegetables out.
- Cut the squash in half and discard the seeds.
- Scoop the squash out with a spoon and put it in a pot on the stove.
- Add the onions, salt, herbs, coconut milk, chicken broth and water.
- Heat and put everything in the blender or Vitamix if you have one.
- You may have to blend it in two batches.
- Serve and enjoy.
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