Ground Beef and Butternut Squash Soup


Ground beef and cubed butternut squash come together in an unlikely but delicious flavor combination. Onions, garlic, chili powder, cumin and cilantro give it a uniquely tasty presentation. From start to finish, this soup can be on the table in less than 30 minutes, making it a winner for weeknight meals. 

Ground Beef and Butternut Soup

4-5 servings

Ground Beef and Butternut Soup


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2.5-3 cups peeled and diced butternut squash
  • 1 can tomatoes with chiles
  • 2 cups broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons each of chili powder, cumin
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. Melt butter in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add onions and cook until transparent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add beef and spices and cooke until there is only a slight bit of pink left in the meat.
  3. Add squash and broth, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until squash is fork tender.
  4. Stir in tomato and serve. GServe plain or garnish with jalapeño rings, sour cream or shredded cheese, if desired.

adapted from my recipes

Schema/Recipe SEO Data Markup by ZipList Recipe Plugin

5 comments to Ground Beef and Butternut Squash Soup

Leave a Reply




You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Current month ye@r day *