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Easy Butternut Squash Soup

This warming Butternut Squash Soup is a fun meal to have your baby or toddler eat with their favorite dunkers - grilled cheese, cheesy toast, veggies, crackers, meatballs, tortellini, or even biscuits. 

Nutritional Information

  • Good source of fiber that helps gut health and heart health.
  • High levels of antioxidants and vitamins A and C, which boosts the immune system and reduces inflammation.
  • A good source of potassium which helps keep bones healthy and our heartbeat regular.
  • Contains a protein that may be a potent anticancer agent.
  • Provides calcium to help strengthen bones and folate to help with brain development.

Easy Butternut Squash Soup

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
8 servings
 9+ months


  • 1 tbsp olive oil 
  • 1/2 yellow onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried sage
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 cups of butternut squash, cubed (fresh or thawed from frozen)
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and roughly chopped
  • 3 cups chicken or veggie broth, regular, low or no sodium
  • slat and pepper, to taste (optional)


  1. In a large pot, over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and cook for 3-5 minutes or until translucent. Add in the garlic, sage, and nutmeg, and cook for another 1-2 minutes. 
  2. Add in the butternut squash and apple, stir and let cook for 3-5 minutes. 
  3. Pour in broth and bring to a boil over high heat. 
  4. Reduce heat to low, and let the soup simmer for 15-30 minutes depending on how much time you have. 
  5. Transfer the soup to a blender and add any salt and pepper. Puree for 1-2 minutes or until completely smooth. 
  6. Pour into a bowl and serve with a swirl of heavy cream (optional). 



Age: 9+ months

Yield: 8 servings (enough for the whole family)

Storage: you can store the soup in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.