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Quick Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup (Made with an Instant Pot) | Mother Rising

Quick Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup (Made with an Instant Pot) | Mother Rising

Whoever had the original thought to marry butternut squash, curry and coconut is my culinary hero. I love the combination so much that I decided to create a quick coconut curry butternut squash soup recipe which shockingly turned out so, so good!

I love this recipe because it tastes amazing, the ingredient list is pretty simple (I got everything at Trader Joe’s) and because I made the whole thing in my Instant Pot. My kitchen is tiny so it was nice to be able to make this whole thing on my dining room table.

Quick Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup (Made with an Instant Pot)

Delicious

If you are a fan of curry and coconut, you’ll love this butternut squash soup. I’m naughty and use a whole can of coconut cream in this recipe. It’s so good. You’re welcome.

Fast

With the Instant Pot, this recipe comes together quickly. Only 13 minutes to soften the butternut squash in the Instant Pot! Yes, you could make this recipe the old fashioned way. But why? The Instant Pot is amazing and worth every penny.

Simple

If you’re a curry snob, you probably won’t like this recipe because I use Trader Joe’s curry powder. But I just like to keep things simple and hey, it tastes good to me. If you’ve turned your nose up at my choice of seasonings, feel free to substitute as needed. 😉

Gluten/Dairy Free

Another reason I like this coconut curry butternut squash soup is because it’s gluten and dairy free. It could even be vegan if you substituted a vegetable broth for the chicken broth.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup Ingredients

This post is sponsored by Trader Joe’s. Haha just kidding, I just got everything at TJs. Honestly, you can get most everything in any grocery store, but I’m a big fan of Trader Joe’s organic coconut cream. Look at the ingredient list! LOVE. IT. Simply organic coconut and water.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

  • Butternut Squash
  • Large Yellow Onion
  • Garlic
  • Coconut Oil
  • Chicken Broth 
  • Curry Powder
  • Coconut Cream
  • Salt and Pepper

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Directions for Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Slice the ends off each butternut squash and cut in half.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Aren’t these beautiful? I love the orange color.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Next, remove the seeds from the squash. I used a grapefruit spoon and it worked fabulously.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

After the seeds are removed slice the squash in pieces so that they will fit in the Instant Pot.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Pour one cup of water in the Instant Pot and then place the steam rack on top. Then pile squash in the pot. (The reason I add the water first is so that the water doesn’t accidentally pool in the squash. If that happens the Instant Pot won’t steam correctly. Make sure the water is in the bottom of the pot.)

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

It should look something like this. Make sure the squash doesn’t go higher than the max fill line.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Place the lid on the Instant Pot and press the manual pressure button and adjust it to 13 minutes.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Make sure the pressure valve is sealed. If you don’t do this, it’s not a big deal. Just seal it off asap so the Instant Pot will do it’s thing!

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

While the squash is cooking, dice your onion and mince your garlic.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Once the squash is cooked, release the pressure value to let the steam out. Remove the cooked squash from the Instant Pot in order to cool and pour out any water.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Press the “sauté” button and while it’s heating back up, put the coconut oil in the pot.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Once the coconut oil is melted, sauté the garlic and the onions until they’re golden.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

It’s starting to smell good!

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Once the onions and garlic are done, pour the chicken broth in the pot.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Next add the cooked butternut squash making sure to scoop the squash out of its peel. Nobody wants to eat squash peel soup!

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Add the curry and coconut cream. Salt and pepper to taste. Stir to mix ingredients. If it’s not already (the sauté function is a beast!), bring soup to a boil. Once it boils unplug the instant pot to allow it to begin cooling.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Once it’s cooled down a bit, use an immersion blender for around three minutes to blend the soup into a creamy, smooth texture. A blender would work too, but the immersion blender makes it so, so simple. I like simple.

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

You’re done! You can eat it immediately or once it’s done cooling you can save it for later in a mason jar. I put a few jars in the fridge for this week and a few in the freezer for this month. Success!

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Yield: serves 6

Quick Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup (Made with an Instant Pot)

Quick Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup (Made with an Instant Pot)

This coconut curry butternut squash soup is a family favorite because it is full of flavor, nutrient dense, and made quickly with simple ingredients. It's the perfect soup for an indoor, cozy evening.

Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 3 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 small butternut squash, softened
  • 2 TBS coconut oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 32 oz carton of chicken broth
  • 2 TBS curry powder (more or less to taste)
  • 1 can of coconut cream
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Cut butternut squash in half and scrape out the seeds. Cut the squash in pieces so it will fit easily in the Instant Pot. 
  2. Put 1 cup of water in the instant pot, place the steam rack in the bottom of the instant pot and place all the squash on top making sure not to fill past the max fill line. On manual pressure, cook the squash for 13 minutes. 
  3. While the squash is in the Instant Pot, dice the onion and mince the garlic.
  4. When the squash is done, release the pressure valve to let the steam out and open up the Instant Pot. Remove the squash from the pot and let it cool. 
  5. While the squash is cooling, press "sauté" on the Instant Pot to get it hot again. Sauté garlic and onion with coconut oil until the onion is slightly golden.
  6. Add carton of chicken broth to the Instant Pot. With a spoon scoop butternut squash out of its skin and place into the pot. Add curry powder, coconut cream, salt and pepper.
  7. Bring to a boil and then turn off the Instant Pot completely. With an immersion blender, blend for around 3 minutes or until the soup is a smooth consistency.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 109Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 674mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 4gSugar: 5gProtein: 2g
This coconut curry butternut squash soup is delicious and simple to make in the Instant Pot. If you love coconut, curry and squash you'll love this recipe.

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