Are you looking to incorporate more simple, clean foods into your diet during the cooler months? Cozy up with this roasted carrot butternut squash soup that’s made with only seven ingredients, one sheet pan and a blender! This soup is guaranteed to give you that healthy skin glow all winter long.
During the fall, one of my favorite soups to make is butternut squash soup. The sweetness from the butternut squash is a fantastic way to naturally satisfy sugar cravings. Combine the naturally sweet flavor with silky smooth texture after it’s pureed in the blender and you’ll be reaching for bowl after bowl!
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Simple swaps that give this fall favorite a healthy makeover
Traditionally, butternut squash soup is made creamy thanks to a few cups of heavy cream and extra sweet with apple juice or a heavy dose of added sugar.
In this recipe, we are roasting the vegetables to highlight their natural sweetness. Then we are swapping heavy cream for full-fat coconut milk for a nutritious upgrade without sacrificing decadence and creaminess. With just a touch of maple syrup at the end, this roasted carrot butternut squash soup is creamy, dreamy and healthy!
So what exactly is special about this roasted carrot butternut squash soup that promotes a healthy skin glow?
Carrots and butternut squash are loaded with vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin and powerful antioxidant that acts as an anti-inflammatory and helps keep skin looking youthful and glowing. The natural orange hue is due to beta-carotene, which gives skin the appearance of a summer glow when eaten in large quantities.
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When I used to work at a juice bar, I would frequently load up on carrot juice when I was preparing for a video shoot to help maintain clear, glowing skin. It worked like a charm!
This soup is delicious on it’s own, or you can elevate it (and add some protein) with simply roasted chickpeas or a sprinkle of hemp seeds! Get the full tutorial on how to get perfectly crispy roasted chickpeas, here.
In three easy steps, this roasted carrot butternut squash soup is made from start to finish with only seven ingredients. That’s my kinda cozy meal – simple and nutritious!Print
GLOW Getter Roasted Carrot Butternut Squash Soup
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Total Time: 45 minutes
- Yield: 4 Services 1x
- Category: Main
- Method: Baked
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegan
Soothe your body and get your skin glowing with this warming and detoxifying roasted carrot and butternut squash soup recipe!
- 1 pound carrots, chopped into similar size pieces
- 1 medium (about 1 1/2 pounds) butternut squash, peeled and chopped into similar size pieces
- 1/2 cup shallots, sliced
- 2 tablespoons avocado oil
- 4 cup vegetable stock
- 1 can full-fat coconut milk
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated*
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Coconut milk
- Roasted chickpeas
*could substitute fresh ginger for 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Place the carrots, butternut squash and sliced shallots on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
- Drizzle with avocado oil and sprinkle with salt.
- Lightly toss to coat.
- Roast for 30 minutes, or until carrots and squash are fork tender.
- Once cooled slightly, transfer to a blender along with the vegetable stock, coconut milk, ginger, salt and pepper. You might need to do this in two batches if you have a smaller blender.
- Blend until smooth and creamy, adding additional stock or water to thin if needed (you could also use a hand immersion blender for this).
- Garnish with a drizzle of coconut milk, fresh cilantro and roasted chickpeas.
- Serving Size: 2 cups
- Calories: 423
- Sugar: 11g
- Sodium: 686mg
- Fat: 29g
- Saturated Fat: 20g
- Unsaturated Fat: 8g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 40g
- Fiber: 10g
- Protein: 7g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
Keywords: carrot, butternut squash, soup, comfort food, vegan, plant based, 30 minute meal, healthy recipe, gluten free, dairy free
Cozy up, friends!
I LOVE that you added ginger and turmeric to this recipe! Butternut squash soup is one of my favs – because it’s so hearty and filling, yet super healthy! Love this recipe Carly!
Thanks, Chrissa! I could live off of butternut squash soup… YUM
Oh wow, that looks amazing!
This looks so yummy! As long as I skip the chickpeas, I can try this during Whole30. Thanks!
Thanks, Brita! Absolutely! Enjoy 🙂
Thank you for sharing this recipe. I’ve been looking for a good butternut squash soup (tried two this fall that didn’t turn our right). Never would have thought about adding the sweet flavor of carrots, or ginger and tumeric. I can’t wait to try this!
I hope this one turns out better than your other attempts! Let me know what you think 🙂
This looks yummy. I’ll have to try this fantastic soup.
This soup looks so darn good! I have made carrot and pumpkin soup but never butternut squash and carrot! I can’t wait to try this recipe, I pinned it! Thank you for sharing!!
Thanks, Ashleigh! Hope you love it!
Yum this soup looks fantastic! I love all the spices in there. Thanks so much for linking up with us for Meatless Monday great to have you
Thanks for hosting, Deborah!
I always feel nervous about adding ginger because I don’t know how much to add without overdoing it. I think that’s my problem when using it in recipes. I do love ginger when i have sushi though! I’ll definitely have to try this out! It sounds delicious 🙂
Hi Kiara! You can always add less than the recommended amount and increase to your liking. My husband does not like ginger and he loved this soup!
Ok this sounds SO delicious!! I need to make ASAP.
Please do and then let me know what you think!!
Oh yum! I am all over soup right now and this looks like a great one to add to the rotation! Happy Meatless Monday, thank you for linking up!
Thanks, Sarah! I’m always happy to join the link up 🙂
It feels like I am constantly cold this winter and craving recipes just like this! My acupuncturist says I am supposed to have warming foods, with ingredients like ginger and turmeric. Perfect!
Yes! It’s so true. I’m studying this right now in my health coaching classes and now is the time for warming foods!
I absolutely love soups like this. I love using my immersion blender! My favorite to make is a thai coconut kale soup, it’s so healthy and filling. I need to pin this recipe to make, my husband and I would both love it.
Okay – thai coconut kale soup. I need the recipe! YUM!
I LOVE carrot soup, it’s so healthy and delicious. No joke, I eat it about once a week, but I always buy it from the supermarket. Thanks for sharing your recipe, I think I will give it a go, making it myself!
I am loving carrot soup! It’s so easy to make at home and you know exactly what is going into it, which I love.
Freezing here, perfect for this kind of weather.
Drooling. Love butternut squash soup- need to give this a try!
You really can’t go wrong with carrots and butternut squash. Hope you love it!
Butternut & Chickpeas?!?!?! OH MAN, two foods I CANNOT STOP EATING – TOGETHER!!!
Haha.. yes! It’s too good to be true (and such a delicious combo)!
Oooo now this looks delicious! I love butternut squash, and I think the addition of the chickpea will be amazing!
I usually top it with pumpkin seeds, but I liked switching it up with the roasted chickpeas!
I love carrot soup but I haven’t tried it with Butternut Squash Yum!
It is a match made in heaven. Enjoy!
As much as I HATE slicing a butternut squash [and I really do loathe it] it just might be worth it to me if I get this delicious soup in the end! I absolutely adore butternut squash soup, but paired together with carrots sounds even better!
It is TOTALLY worth it. I’ve been eating this soup on repeat lately!
This looks both delicious and healthy! Thanks for sharing!
What a great idea to roast the veggies! I usually make squash soup by chopping it up and covering it with water. Your way sounds much better!
I love the depth of flavor you get from roasting them. Hope you give it a try!
You always share some of the best recipes! I really love how clean and organic you can make it as well. Thanks for sharing!
Thanks, Amber! That just totally made my day 🙂
Love butternut squash and the combination with carrots. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe. It’s been saved to make later in the week. Thanks for sharing. BTW, your pics are great!
Thanks, Rosemary! Hope you enjoyed the soup 🙂
This looks like a great recipe!
I want this for lunch tomorrow! *-*
It is yummy. Enjoy!
Your photos are beautiful and the recipe looks great too haha.
Glad you noted: “detoxifying” doesn’t mean it’s not satisfying. I find detoxifying food the MOST satisfying.