Easy Homemade Soups Recipes

Soups are common accompaniment of main dishes. We have a collection of great easy homemade soups recipes.

Squash Soup with Cumin Recipe

From Easy Homemade Soups Recipes collection-Squash Soup with Cumin Recipe
From Easy Homemade Soups Recipes collection

Yield: 10 servings

What you need:

  • 2  butternut squash, medium
  • 1 medium onion
  • ½ tablespoon cumin, ground
  • ¼ tsp. chipotle Chile powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 medium stalks celery
  • 2 cups water
  • 31/2 cups chicken broth
  • Pumpkin seeds, roasted, salted
  • Fresh chives to garnish


TOTAL TIME1hour 15minutes

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Line a pan with foil and place squash halves with the cut sides facing down. Roast till very tender, easy to pierce with a knife.
  3. Cool, then scoop squash from the skins and place in a large bowl. You can discard the skins.
  4. Heat oil in a cooking pot until hot, add celery, onion and cook for 8-10 minutes. Add cumin, chipotle Chile, salt and the freshly ground pepper and cook for 30 seconds. Stir as you cook.
  5. Add water, broth and squash to the cooking pot and heat to boiling.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Put small portions of squash mixture into blender and blend till pureed.
  8. Pour soup into the cooking pot and heat through.
  9. Garnish each serving with pumpkin seeds and chives.

Serve alongside your favourite main dish