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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

Butternut squash soup made entirely in the slow cooker is rich & creamy with the addition of sweet potato and coconut milk.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword easy butternut squash soup slow cooker, fall soup recipe, slow cooker vegetarian soup
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 12 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 125 kcal


  • 4-1/2 cups butternut squash halved, seeds removed, roughly cubed (2 medium butternut squash)
  • 1 cup sweet potatoes peeled, roughly cubed (1 medium)
  • 1 medium onion peeled, roughly diced
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3/4 cup canned coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger peeled
  • 3 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 - 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper optional
  • salt and pepper to taste

Optional Garnish:

  • drizzle coconut milk
  • chili peppers
  • pumpkin seeds


  1. Place the squash, sweet potatoes, onion, ginger, garlic and broth in the slow cooker. Cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2 hours, until soft and cooked through.
  2. Add coconut milk, turmeric, nutmeg, and cayenne pepper. Using an immersion blender, puree until smooth. (Alternatively, place in a blender and puree until smooth.) Season to taste with salt, black pepper and garnish with more coconut milk and pumpkin seeds, if desired.

Recipe Notes

*feel free to add 1/2 - 1 tablespoon of red Thai curry for an extra kick of heat

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving (1/6 recipe))
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Sodium 306mg13%
Potassium 413mg12%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 8105IU162%
Vitamin C 18.5mg22%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.