Roasted butternut squash soup

Roasted butternut squash soup

Elevate your culinary experience with our meticulously crafted Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, a delectable and health-conscious option suitable for those on a Weight Watchers journey. This gourmet delight combines the rich flavors of roasted butternut squash, caramelized onions, and carrots, creating a velvety texture that is both comforting and satisfying.

Ingredients and Preparation: To embark on this culinary adventure, begin by meticulously peeling, seeding, and dicing a medium-sized butternut squash. Combine it with finely chopped onions, carrots, and minced garlic on a baking sheet, generously drizzled with heart-healthy olive oil. Roast this symphony of ingredients at 400°F (200°C) until tender and delicately caramelized, ensuring a burst of flavor in every spoonful.

Flavor Infusion: The magic of this soup lies in the infusion of ground cumin and cinnamon, adding a depth of warmth and spice that perfectly complements the sweetness of the butternut squash. The carefully curated blend of seasonings is what transforms this dish into a culinary masterpiece, inviting a symphony of flavors to dance on your palate.

Broth Elegance: Lavishly bathed in a low-sodium vegetable broth, this soup achieves a delicate balance that enhances its nutritional profile. The broth not only amplifies the savoriness but also ensures a light and refreshing quality, making it a guilt-free indulgence for those mindful of their Weight Watchers points.

Garnishes for Visual and Culinary Appeal: For the finishing touch, consider adding a swirl of fat-free Greek yogurt, introducing a creamy element without compromising on health. Freshly chopped parsley or chives serve as the crowning jewels, enhancing both the visual appeal and overall freshness of the dish.

Conclusion: Our Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is not just a meal; it’s a culinary journey that caters to both the discerning palate and the health-conscious individual. With its sophisticated blend of flavors, this soup stands as a testament to the notion that healthy eating can indeed be a gourmet experience. So, immerse yourself in the artistry of culinary excellence with this Weight Watchers-friendly masterpiece, and savor the richness of each spoonful.

Roasted butternut squash soup


  • 1 medium-sized butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups vegetable broth (reduced-sodium)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup fat-free Greek yogurt (optional, for garnish)
  • Fresh parsley or chives (optional, for garnish)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the diced butternut squash, diced onion, sliced carrots, chopped apples, minced garlic, and olive oil. Toss until the vegetables and apples are well coated.
  3. Spread the mixture on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and roast in the preheated oven for about 30-40 minutes or until the vegetables are tender and slightly caramelized.
  4. Transfer the roasted vegetables and apples to a large pot. Add vegetable broth, ground cumin, ground cinnamon, and ground nutmeg.
  5. Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. Alternatively, transfer the soup to a blender in batches, blending until smooth.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the seasoning as needed.
  8. If desired, garnish each serving with a dollop of fat-free Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of fresh parsley or chives.
  9. Serve this comforting and Weight Watchers-friendly Roasted Butternut Squash Soup warm.