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Easy Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

by Nellie

If you love a good soup, check out this classic Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup recipe! Super simple ingredients come together in the pressure cooker for a yummy dinner!

Butternut squash soup is so yummy! One of my favorite soups is from Panera Bread. I love that they give you a big ol’ piece of bread to dip in the soup! Butternut squash soup is actually really easy to make too! And if you have a pressure cooker it’s even easier and super fast!!

This Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup recipe is perfect for lunch or dinner or anytime. It’s perfect for those first chilly days of Fall and Winter too! So tasty and warming on it’s own or with a side salad or even some bread. Yum!

I made this soup in the pressure cooker because we were trying to get dinner ready as quickly as possible. I was so pleased at how easy and delicious this recipe turned out, and I think you will absolutely love it too.

What ingredients do you need for this Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup?

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ large yellow onion, diced
  • ½ Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1 tbsp cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 (3-pound) butternut squash
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Super simple ingredients that makes such a delicious soup! You won’t need coconut milk, chicken broth, heavy cream, an immersion blender or even a regular blender.

This pressure cooker butternut soup has a creamy texture and it is a wholesome soup that will become one of your favorite instant pot recipes.

It’s one of those tasty soups and the perfect way to use a whole butternut squash. Soup season in the instant pot pressure cooker is the perfect time to make this healthy butternut squash soup.

It’s one of my favorite soup recipes that has a smooth consistency and it’s perfect for this time of year!

It’s a great idea to have it with a grilled cheese sandwich on the side! This easy instant pot butternut squash soup is a good hot soup option is the easiest way to put a meal on the table when you don’t have much time.

This great soup is full of warm spices and easiest soup recipe for weeknights. It’s great with crusty bread and a good option for dinner tonight.

It you are looking for a instant pot soup with a great fall flavor with simple ingredients you can get from grocery stores.

Easy Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup
Yield: 2 servings

Easy Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This amazing butternut squash soup recipe is made perfectly in the Instant pot and it's perfect with a crusty piece of bread or even a grilled cheese sandwich!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ large yellow onion, diced
  • ½ Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1 tbsp cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 (3-pound) butternut squash
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Half the squash and remove the seeds.
  2. Place each half on a trivet in the instant pot, if you have a tall trivet, you can stack them. Add 1 cup of water. 
  3. Close the lid and seal the pressure valve. Cook on high pressure for 10 minutes, let naturally release pressure for 10 minutes. 
  4. Remove squash and peel skin away. Vide and set aside.
  5. Set the instant pot to sauté and add oil. Once oil is hot add the cubed apples to the pot. 
  6. Sauté for 5 minutes then add diced onions. Sauté for 4 minutes. Add the garlic for 1 minute.
  7. Add the vegetable broth and spices and close the lid. Seal the pressure valve. Cook on high pressure for 10 minutes. Manually release pressure.
  8. Pour soup into a food processor and blend until smooth. 
  9. Serve with cracked pepper and or coconut milk as desired.

Nutrition Information

Yield

2

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 128Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 0mgSodium 1251mgCarbohydrates 13gFiber 2gSugar 7gProtein 2g

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