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Butternut Squash Ricotta Soup Recipe (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

This Butternut Squash Ricotta Soup is a creamy velvety soup made with fresh squash, vegetables, herbs and ricotta cheese for a smooth finish. Vegetarian & gluten free!

A fantastic soup recipe that is big on flavor with a light delicate texture. Garnish with fresh herbs, a dollop of whole milk ricotta, or homemade croutons.

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If your looking for the smoothest, creamiest, luxurious soup  – this Butternut Squash Ricotta Soup got you covered. It’s great for a fancy appetizer for a dinner party, or just as a simple meal prep lunch to make for the week.

I got the inspiration for this recipe from a fantastic book called Calgary Cooks. I added some savory herbs and ricotta cheese to their recipe, and it was a delicious and flavorful meal. Both Brett and I had it for our lunches this week and loved it!

This Butternut Squash Ricotta Soup Recipe Is:

  • Creamy
  • Light
  • Flavorful
  • Sweet
  • Loaded with Vegetables
  • Delicate
  • Vegetarian & Gluten Free (see below for my vegan ricotta recipe for a plant based version!)

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Make Butternut Squash Soup Gluten Free for a Healthy Version

This gluten free butternut squash soup recipe is a simple meal to make without the wheat. I’m all about making recipes gluten free when I can. Gluten free cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around gluten free pantry staples and swapping in a few wheat-less ingredients you can make healthier meals for you and your family. I made a list of my 125 favorite gluten free pantry ingredients that we use on a weekly basis, and check out all my gluten free recipes here that are on The Herbeevore. These easy and healthy recipes are fantastic meals for everyone at your table.

What’s In This Butternut Squash Soup with Ricotta Cheese?

  • Butternut Squash, Onion, Garlic, Carrots, Celery – I get all the fresh produce for my recipes from my garden and from Misfits Market – they sell all organic produce at a super discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from the farmers. We get Misfit Market boxes every month and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce for delivery.  You can get $10 off your first $30 box by clicking here! 
    If you think organic produce is too expensive… think again, and give Misfits Market a look!

 

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One Pot Butternut Squash Soup Recipes for Easy Clean Up

This butternut squash soup with ricotta cheese recipe is the perfect one-pot lunch or dinner!  I love a good One Pot Meal, especially during these summer months when I don’t want a lot of burners going at once. Cooking everything in one pot is one of my favorite ways to get a meal on the table fast!  And one pot makes cleaning up a breeze.

The stove does all the work for you, so you can focus on other kitchen prep while the food cooks. One Pot meals are awesome for breakfast, lunch, or dinner – check out my link here to see other healthy one pot meals that are ready in no time!

How Do I Make With Butternut Squash Soup with Ricotta?

  1. In a large pot, add the olive oil, onion, and garlic, and sauté on low heat for 5 to 6 minutes until translucent. Add the carrots, celery, butternut squash, and sauté for an additional 10 minutes until the butternut squash begins to soften. 
  2. Add the vegetable stock and herbs de Provence, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 20 minutes until all vegetables are soft.
  3. With an immersion blender, blend the soup until it’s creamy and thick.
  4. Add the ricotta, salt, and pepper, and blend again.
  5. Serve soup immediately, and garnish with fresh parsley, fresh cracked pepper, and an extra dollop of ricotta cheese. Enjoy!

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Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Butternut Squash Recipe (Vegetarian, Dairy Free)

Gluten Free Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Recipe (Vegan)

Butternut Squash Risotto with Kale Recipe (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

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Get the Same Ingredients for this Butternut Squash Ricotta Soup 

I get all the fresh produce for my recipes from my garden and from Misfits Market – they sell all organic produce at a super discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from the farmers. We get Misfit Market boxes every other week and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce for delivery.  You can get $10 off your first $30 box by clicking here! 

If you think organic produce is too expensive… think again, and give Misfits Market a look!

 

As always, if you make this vegetarian and gluten free butternut squash soup recipe be sure to leave me a comment, rate this recipe, and tag me @theherbeevore on Instagram so I can feature you.  I love seeing all your photos of my recipe recreations!

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Butternut Squash Ricotta Soup

The Herbeevore
This Butternut Squash Ricotta Soup is a creamy velvety soup made with fresh squash, vegetables, herbs and ricotta cheese for a smooth finish. Vegetarian & gluten free! A fantastic soup recipe that is big on flavor with a light delicate texture. Garnish with fresh herbs, a dollop of whole milk ricotta, or homemade croutons.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 251 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, add the olive oil, onion, and garlic, and sauté on low heat for 5 to 6 minutes until translucent. Add the carrots, celery, butternut squash, and sauté for an additional 10 minutes until the butternut squash begins to soften.
  • Add the vegetable stock and herbs de Provence, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 20 minutes until all vegetables are soft.
  • With an immersion blender, blend the soup until it's creamy and thick.
  • Add the ricotta, salt, and pepper, and blend again.
  • Serve soup immediately, and garnish with fresh parsley, fresh cracked pepper, and an extra dollop of ricotta cheese. Enjoy!

Notes

Vegan Ricotta Recipe

  • 1 12-ounce block silken tofu
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • Pinch of Salt 
Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor, and combine until smooth.

Save Money on Organic Produce!

I get all the fresh produce for my recipes from my garden and from Misfits Market - they sell all organic produce at a super discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from the farmers. We get Misfit Market boxes every other week and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce for delivery.  You can get $10 off your first $30 box by clicking here! 
If you think organic produce is too expensive... think again, and give Misfits Market a look!

Nutrition

Calories: 251kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 11gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 296mgPotassium: 573mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 13953IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 251mgIron: 2mg
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3 Comments

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  2. Susan

    5 stars
    I look for ways to use ricotta cheese because of its wonderful taste and adding butternut squash and it’s great flavor is the best

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