Monday 21 October 2019

Vegan Butternut Squash and Tomato Soup

I love squash, pumpkin and all root vegetables . They are perfect for roasting, boiling, mash and soups. You can easily make roasted root vegetables in the oven, which can be served as an accompaniment or made into soup very easily.

Yield: Serves 2

Vegan Butternut Squash and Tomato Soup

Vegan Butternut Squash and Tomato Soup

Hearty butternut squash and tomato soup with a hint of chilli and ginger.
prep time: 10 Mcook time: 25 Mtotal time: 35 M


  • 240 g Butternut squash peeled and diced 
  • 4 medium ripe tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon soya yoghurt
  • 1 spring onion finely chopped for garnish
  • 1 red radish thinly sliced for garnish (optional)
  • 500 ml water


  1. In a pressure cooker add the oil and when its hot add the chopped onions and saute till pink and translucent.
  2. Add the butternut squash, tomatoes, ginger, chilli and 500 ml of water to the pressure cooker.
  3. Cook the soup in the pressure cooker for 15 minutes.
  4. Release the pressure and transfer the cooked soup to the Optimum 9400 blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Transfer the blended soup to the cooker and season with lemon juice, salt and pepper to your taste. Adjust consistency to your preference by adding a little more water if desired. Warm thoroughly  before serving,
  6. Serve the soup in bowls with a drizzle of soya yogurt, add the spring onion and radish slices.
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I love cooking with butternut squash and use it regularly in many of dishes. It is such a versatile vegetable and pairs well with lots of other vegetables very easily. 

You can check out some alternate butternut soup  ideas that my fellow bloggers have created below: 
Skinny butternut  squash and red pepper bisque
Roasted Butternut squash
Roasted Butternut  squash soup
Butternut squash soup and harvest chutney
Vegan insta pot butternut squash soup
Five ingredient butternut squash soup
Butternut squash soup with toasted cashew.
Slow cooked butternut squash soup
Butternut squash and carrot soup
Spinach and butternut squash soup
Butternut squash and kale soup

I used my tried and trusted Optimum 9400 to blend my soup. The blender is so versatile and powerful that it grinds, pulses, makes ice cream, soups and amazing smoothies and nut butters too. It is easy to clean and maintain too.
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  1. I roast the butternut squash and make it, never tried in pressure cooker. I am loving the addition of lemon juice here. Would like to try how it changes the taste. Yummy recipe

  2. This sounds so delicious for lunch on a chilly autumn day!

  3. Sounds like a fabulous combination of flavours, love the addition of ginger too! Thank you for including my soups:-)

  4. Oh this looks so good. It's definitely autumn now and soup is just the best in this damp chilly weather.

  5. I adore soup at this time of year and this looks absolutely delicious. Definitely need to give it a try

  6. You cannot beat squash at this time of year. I've made tomato soup and I've made squash soup but putting them together is inspired. Will definitely be trying!!

  7. I really love a bowl of soup for my brunch. It is a healthy one and a good option for vegans.

  8. This soup is perfect now that the temps are starting to cool

  9. YUM this looks absolutely delicious and I love that because its vegan, its dairy free and safe for me to eat! xxx

  10. I love making soup at this time of year. Butternut squash is one of my faves!

  11. I am not 1--% at the moment, so could do with a bowl of warm comfort food for sure xx

  12. Oh wow this looks absolutely comforting and delicious its been a while since I made butternut squash soup.

  13. I love butternut squash soup. I have to bake the butternut first in the oven though as I'm too much of a weed to cut it otherwise!

  14. This sounds like a very comforting soup recipe, great for chilly evenings!


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