Winter Squash Soup

Winter Squash Soup Phase 3 stabilized

2 – 3 Acorn Squash (or other winter squash)
2 C. zucchini, chopped
1 onion, 1/2 sliced, 1/2 chopped
3 garlic cloves
MCT oil
1 Tbsp. Pure Coconut Oil
2 Tbsp. butter
1 C. onion, chopped
3 C. Organic chicken broth
1 C. heavy cream or Coconut Milk
Spices to taste: Sea Salt, Pepper, sage, cayenne pepper, thyme
2 – 3 Tbs. chopped jalapeno peppers (depending on your taste)
Parmesan cheese (optional)

Cut squash in half and remove seeds with a spoon. Cut in half lengthwise so they lay somewhat flat. Lay on a baking sheet, (I sprayed with MCT oil) and place onion and half garlic on top of squash slices. Roast until very tender – about an hour at 350. Cool. Remove squash from skin and set aside along with the garlic and onion.

In large saucepan, melt the butter and add onion and garlic and cook until translucent, about 5-7 minutes. Add chicken broth and simmer for 10 minutes. Add zucchini and cook for 20 minutes. Add Acorn squash mixture and cook an additional 20 minutes. Puree with a blender and return to pan. Add spices and cream/milk. Top with Parmesan cheese if desired.


  1. Megan on October 24, 2011 at 10:16 am

    I thought that squash was one of the starchy veggies to avoid during P3?

    • Shawna Culp on October 24, 2011 at 10:26 am

      this is for p3 stabilized/ P4

      • Megan on October 24, 2011 at 11:51 am

        Thanks =) It sounds delicious!

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