Paleo Butternut Squash Soup in a Slow Cooker

Paleo Butternut Squash Soup in a Slow Cooker is an incredibly easy weeknight dinner that fits into your paleo lifestyle. It’s sweet, savory, and really comforting after a long day. Butternut squash, carrots, celery, sweet potato, onion, and a blend of curry powder and other spices slow cooked and pureed to perfection. 

paleo butternut squash soup

It’s that time of the week again. Time to put on our paleo hats and dive into this insanely good paleo butternut squash soup recipe.  As you know, I’ve been getting on the paleo train lately. I’m not eating a paleo diet, but I am loving jumping into the grain free recipes that paleo offers.

So I’m working hard to try to include some really good ones in my kitchen. And this one is perfect, because it’s only about 160 calories per serving! So it also fits into my new fitness program.

paleo butternut squash soup

If you’re in the mood for something a little less on the paleo side and a little more on the creamy soup side, you’ll probably love my potato leek soup. It’s one of my most popular recipes!

paleo butternut squash soup

And while you could totally do this on the stove top, I’m all about easy comfort foods on this blog. So into the slow cooker it goes!

If you’re not in the slow cooking mood, though, it would be really easy to adapt this recipe right on to the stove top. Just get out your dutch oven (or a big pot if you don’t have one), and sauté the coconut oil with the onion, celery, carrot, and spices until they’re softened. Then add the rest of your ingredients, and let it simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sweet potato is nice a soft. Then puree! Easy peasy.

paleo butternut squash soup

One of the things I really love about this recipe is that you can literally just dump everything in there, let it cook, give it a quick puree and you’re good to go. I use one of the most amazing cooking tools on the planet (if you’re into soups, like I am), the immersion blender. It gives you freedom from spooning hot paleo butternut squash soup into your blender, and a whole lot less cleanup when you’re done!

paleo butternut squash soup

paleo butternut squash soup
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Paleo Butternut Squash Soup in a Slow Cooker
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
4 hr
Total Time
4 hr 10 mins
 

Paleo Butternut Squash Soup in a Slow Cooker is an incredibly easy weeknight dinner that fits into your paleo lifestyle. It's sweet, savory, and really comforting after a long day. Butternut squash, carrots, celery, sweet potato, onion, and a blend of curry powder and other spices slow cooked and pureed to perfection.

Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 163 kcal
Author: DishingDelish.com
Ingredients
  • 30 oz frozen cubed butternut squash
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium carrots chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in slow cooker. Cook on HIGH for 4 hours, or on LOW for 8 hours. 

  2. When soup is cooked, use an immersion blender (or transfer to a regular blender in batches) to puree soup. 

Nutrition Facts
Paleo Butternut Squash Soup in a Slow Cooker
Amount Per Serving
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 1116mg 47%
Potassium 317mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 9g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 212%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 4%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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