I am excited to share this recipe with you for Roasted Butternut Squash and Caramelized Pear Soup. I love this soup! It has just a few lovely ingredients that pair together in a magnificent way. It is fancy enough to serve to company. It is delicate in taste and silky in texture and is excellent served either hot or room temperature, which also makes this an excellent make-ahead soup.
Butternut Squash soup is the choice that my students ask for each time I set up a soup class. I ask my prospective students if there is any soup in particular that they would like to cover in my class. Butternut Squash Soup is always on top of their list. That makes me happy because it is one of my favourite soups.
But, first things first. Do you know how to cut and peel a butternut squash? It can be quite intimidating tackling such a roly-poly vegetable.
If you are not sure how to cut a Butternut Squash, I cover it step by step using photos in this post. Then, come back here and learn how to make this delicious soup. Roasting the diced butternut squash and pear really does amazing things to the flavour of these ingredients. Let’s do this!