Mesa de Vida North African cooking and seasoning sauce brings global gourmet inspiration to an easy and healthy butternut squash soup recipe.

Enjoy a bowl of this low-calorie, heart-healthy and satisfying soup any time of day, or keep it in the refrigerator to sip on through the week.

*This easy butternut squash soup recipe gets even better when made a day or two ahead, making it a fantastic first course for your Thanksgiving.

*This easy butternut squash soup recipe is naturally vegan and gluten-free (when you use gluten-free vegetable broth) as well as Whole30 and Paleo friendly.

Watch the video below to see how easy it is to make, and enjoy!

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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe with Mesa de Vida North African Cooking Sauce

Course Soup


  • 1 tsp healthy oil/fat of your choice, optional
  • 1/4 cup Mesa de Vida North African Cooking & Seasoning Sauce use 1/2 cup if you'd like more intense flavor
  • 4 cups cubed butternut squash fresh or frozen
  • 4 cups broth
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tb maple syrup, optional


  • Heat a large soup pot/Dutch oven over high heat. When hot add oil (optional) and Mesa de Vida North African cooking sauce. Stir and cook for 20 seconds.
  • Add butternut squash, broth, and salt to taste. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to low and cover. Cook until the butternut squash is very tender.
  • Puree until smooth.
  • Add maple syrup, if using, and fresh lemon juice. Stir, then check for seasoning. Adjust salt if necessary.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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