Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

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“I created this slow cooker recipe a few years ago. It is so yummy and savory especially on a cold day. I never really had an official recipe for it, I just added spices until I thought there was enough! Luckily my friend, Katie, did take the time to measure out the spices one of the times she made it! Hope you enjoy it as much as I do. If you want it to be more soupy, add more chicken broth.”

~ Lori Naisby, SkinnyMs. Reader

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Minimum Crock Pot size: 5 quarts

Yields 10 Servings | Serving Size 1 Cup | Calories: 174 | Total Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 162 mg | Total Carbohydrate: 36 g | Dietary Fiber: 9 g | Sugars: 4 g | Protein: 8 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2 |


  • 3 cups butternut squash, cubed
  • 3 potatoes, scrubbed and cubed
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup white corn (optional yellow corn)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cups vegetable or chicken broth (low sodium, low fat)
  • 1 tsp cilantro or 1 “bunch” fresh cilantro
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • ¾ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 jalapeño, diced (optional)


  1. Combine all ingredients in slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  3. For added color and flavor sprinkle with a small amount of fresh cilantro and a fresh shaved parmesan.
  4. I love to serve this with jalapeño cornbread. To make, add one diced jalapeño to your favorite cornbread recipe.

9 Comments on "Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup"

  1. Melanie Lombardi  June 10, 2012

    My favorite soup recipe.

  2. Marysa  November 10, 2016

    I just turned on my slow cooker, can’t wait to try it out!!

    • Kym Votruba  November 10, 2016

      Great! Keep us posted!

  3. Marysa  November 11, 2016

    Oh my goodness it was wonderful!! My 4 year old and 10 month old boys really loved it as well. It fits perfectly into my weight watchers plan. Thank you for sharing!!

  4. Savanna  June 16, 2017

    I am not a huge fan of corn in soups and I’m allergic to tomatoes. Is there something I can sub in for these ingredients or can I just leave them out altogether??

    • Gale Compton  June 16, 2017

      You can leave them out but do sub the tomatoes with a little chicken broth.

  5. Savanna  June 16, 2017

    Also how would it change the nutrition if I added 4 chicken breasts (or whatever meat you reccomend)? I gotta have my meat ?!
    Thank you guys so much for making and posting these recipes! My mom and I have been avoiding crockpot meals because they can skyrocket in calorie count, but the game is on now.

    • Gale Compton  June 16, 2017

      Suvanna, Great! For one serving with one chicken breast it would add about 3-4 smart points depending on the size. 🙂


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