Spiced Butternut Squash and Lentil Soup Recipe


  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup red lentils, rinsed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for cooking


  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onion and cook until translucent.
  2. Add minced garlic, cumin, coriander, and paprika. Sauté for a few minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add diced butternut squash, red lentils, and vegetable broth to the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until squash and lentils are tender, about 20-25 minutes.
  4. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. If you don't have an immersion blender, carefully transfer the soup in batches to a regular blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot and enjoy this Spiced Butternut Squash and Lentil Soup on a chilly day!