Curry Roasted Acorn Squash Soup Recipe

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  • 10 mins
  • 70 mins
  • 80 mins
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Making a hearty soup can mean much more than your standard vegetable soup. Take advantage of the abundance of squash available during fall and winter and jot down this acorn squash recipe that features 3 types of squash. The curry and apples add layers of flavor to this soup that make it a meal unto itself! 



  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 tbsp. butter, unsalted
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 lbs. butternut squash, seeded & halved
  • 1/2 small spaghetti squash, halved & seeded
  • 2/3 cup sherry
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 acorn squash, seeded and halved
  • 1 tbsp. ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 2 tart green apples
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Place squash on baking sheets, cut side down and roast for 45 minutes or until flesh is tender.
  3. Scoop out the flesh of squash into a big bowl.
  4. In a saucepan over medium high heat, melt the butter then sauté onion for 5 minutes or until tender.
  5. Add garlic, curry powder and ginger and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Stir in apples and sherry and simmer for 10 minutes until apples are soft.
  7. Place the squash flesh and broth into a food processor in batches and run until smooth. Transfer to large saucepan.
  8. Add apples and sherry mix to food processor and puree until smooth.
  9. Add apple/sherry mix to squash and turn heat on medium.
  10. Season with salt and pepper as needed and add cayenne pepper.
  11. When warmed through, serve. 
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 bowl
Calories 260 (1092kJ)
Amount Per Serving % Daily
Total Fat 6.6g 10%
Saturated Fat 3.7g 19%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 15g 5%
Sodium 602mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 49.5g 16%
Dietary Fiber 11.3g 45%
Sugars 13.3g
Protein 4.2g 0%
Calcium 26%
Potassium 1015mg 0%

How To Burn Off 260 calories? (1 serving)

    Burn off the calories in 1 bowl of roasted acorn squash soup by:

    • 24 minutes of moderate stationary cycling.
    • 52 minutes of bowling.
    • 22 minutes of rock climbing. 

Want Less Calories?

  • Do this: Use 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil rather than 3 tbsp. of butter.
  • The result? 249 calories per serving of acorn squash soup. 

Special ingredient: Green Apples

Even with 3 types of squash and curry powder, the tart apples are what really give this soup its tremendous flavor. In addition to its great flavor, apples have a high fiber content which is part of a healthy diet. Apples are also packed with vitamins and minerals that work to keep you healthy, which makes weight loss that much easier.