Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (2024)

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (1)

MyRecipes Member

Rating: 5 stars

01/08/2023

I absolutely love this recipe! The Moroccan flavors really come through and the basil and orange finish it off perfectly.
I swap out the couscous for Quinoa to make it gluten free and it’s still delicious! This recipe is a keeper!

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (2)

MyRecipes Member

Rating: 3 stars

12/13/2020

This was the first time making this recipe, and I was surprised at how average it was considering all the rave reviews. I followed the recipe exactly. It was OK, but I won't be making this one again.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (3)

gabriellemasse

Rating: 5 stars

10/12/2015

So delicious! It made our whole house smell amazing. Such a nice, hearty fall dinner. The couscous adds some really nice body to it. Next time I will probably let it cook a little longer at the end so that the squash and zucchini are more tender. We loved the orange taste, although going lighter on the rinds might bring out some of the other flavors more. Highly recommended!

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (4)

suzannablu

Rating: 4 stars

01/03/2014

We love this soup, and have made it several times. Instead of chicken, we almost always use a large can of chickpeas (or a bag of dry chickpeas if I remember to cook them ahead of time). It's a great, warming, easy-to-prepare weeknight meal.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (5)

BeccahRN

Rating: 5 stars

11/26/2013

We just made this last week (and made it as written) and it was DELICIOUS! We will definitely make it again.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (6)

omahasays

Rating: 5 stars

11/04/2013

This soup had fantastic flavor ! I agree with the other reviews, go a a little light with the orange rind. I used chicken breast and skipped the couscous because I didn't have any chicken thighs or couscous and the recipe still turned out great. I'm actually planning on making for a second time tonight

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (7)

Emilycg

Rating: 5 stars

03/01/2013

Tastes just like something I would have gotten in Morocco. Brought back so many memories!! Great soup!

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (8)

MrsDay2010

Rating: 3 stars

02/24/2013

Easy weeknight meal. My 14 month old liked it as well as mom and dad. I served his over additional cous cous to make it easier to eat.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (9)

Jazzy1

Rating: 4 stars

11/08/2012

This soup is yummy. The flavors are wonderful. It makes a great lunch along with a tossed salad. I didn't use as much orange zest as called for in the recipe. I used about half, and it was plenty of orange aroma for me. Will definitely make again.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (10)

KitchenGnome

Rating: 5 stars

11/07/2012

This is delicious, I've made it 3 or 4 times, the flavors are great! My only recommendation is to go easy on the orange rind...I use

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (11)

adagoddess

Rating: 5 stars

10/29/2012

If I could give it 10 stars, I would! This is the best soup I've had in a long time! Great flavors - the grated orange rind really takes it over the top. I doubled the recipe, as the package of chicken I had was almost twice what the recipe called for. I also used chopped fresh basil out of a tube that I found with the packaged herbs at the store. Next time I will freeze the chicken long enough to make it easier to chop (I hate handling raw chicken, so anything to make it quicker and easier, I'm all for). I'll also add a bit more broth. Fabulous recipe!

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (12)

GayleR

Rating: 4 stars

10/16/2012

An enjoyable soup, even though I omitted the garnishes. Thicker than I expected... could add extra broth as StaceyT suggested. I did cook the zucchini longer so it was tender enough. I'll probably make this again.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (13)

pdxcook

Rating: 3 stars

03/31/2012

very tasty. used 4 chicken thighs, bone in so cooked them a bit longer and just took the meat off the bone before serving. Didn't have tomato paste so used one of those chipotle peppers in adobo sauce and a 14 oz can of tomatoes. We felt more like a stew than soup so increased the cous cous to maybe 2/3 of a cup and tossed peas in at the end instead of zucchini. Excellent served with cornbread and just spicy enough.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (14)

teacooking

Rating: 4 stars

03/11/2012

This was a really hearty soup. I used chicken thighs which I never use but will be using more often. Definitely better flavor. Also used Israeli couscous since I had it on had. Would use quinoa next time and maybe some extra spice to amp up the flavor profile. All in all, a keeper.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (15)

nmchilecat

Rating: 5 stars

02/26/2012

Hubby and I really liked this soup! It had a perfect balance of flavors. We like things spicy, so we used 1/4 tsp. red pepper. As we were eating it, hubby mentioned that naan would go great with it, so...next time. We will definitely make it again!

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (16)

LuciaKeller

Rating: 3 stars

02/23/2012

Overeall, pretty tasty, but it was definitely missing something. I added some hot sauce which made it much better.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (17)

StaceyT

Rating: 4 stars

02/20/2012

Tasty and aromatic- my house smelled great for hours! I followed the recipe exactly except for the garnishes- i didn't have basil so i dropped in a few little frozen basil puree cubes for the flavor and added spinach for the green. Yum! The only change I would make for next time (will definitely make this again!) is to cook the zucchini a bit longer (I like mine a bit more tender). I might add a cup or two more broth too, since i like a lot of liquid- would increase the spices in that case. Maybe throw in some chick peas too- why not?

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (18)

meg0524

Rating: 3 stars

02/11/2012

Simple recipe but delicious. Great for a weeknight meal. I also used Israeli couscous and it worked well. I will definitely make this again!

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (19)

jhagwall78

Rating: 5 stars

02/09/2012

This soup was fantastic! The recipe was simple, and fantastically delicious. The healthy factor was just icing on the cake. Definitely try this recipe!

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (20)

SaraSpiegler

Rating: 3 stars

02/07/2012

very easy to make, and has great flavor. would like a little more liquid in the soup, so may do 1/2 c of couscous next time.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (21)

Jesspatsy

Rating: 4 stars

02/06/2012

This was good for a weeknight dinner but not amazing. We made it with Israeli cous cous, which was good, and added a bit more salt than the recipe called for. The recipe was quick and easy. I'm on the fence about whether or not I would make it again.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (22)

jreckamp

Rating: 5 stars

01/26/2012

Fabulous recipe. Love the merging of flavors. Give it a try with the thighs. I usually prefer chicken breast but used the thighs, and it was delicious. My children don't usually like zucchini or couscous but loved them in this recipe. My 8 year old begs to take the leftovers in her lunch. Have made for lunch for friend on two separate occasions, and everyone raved about it. A keeper!

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (23)

AngelaJW

Rating: 4 stars

01/25/2012

So easy, and full of good flavors. I love trying new dishes, and this one is getting added into my rotation.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (24)

promogal

Rating: 5 stars

01/19/2012

Tasty soup, unique for sure. I doubled it to get four servings as we had this for dinner without any side dishes nor bread. The couscous gave it a nice consistency--it wasn't a watery soup. Will make again.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (25)

LDombeck

Rating: 4 stars

01/17/2012

I liked this soup. I love to find new ways to use cinnamon in savory dishes. One change for next time, I will use chicken breast instead of thighs. Though the thigh meat was tender and moist, I prefer white meat. It was easy to throw together, especially when I prepped all the ingredients in the morning.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (26)

kayakGirl21

Rating: 3 stars

01/13/2012

This was an alright recipe and we finished it all but I don't think I'll make it again, just didn't really care for the flavors.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (27)

RebeccaA48

Rating: 4 stars

01/09/2012

This was wonderful! We used fresh butternut squash and boneless skinless chicken breasts instead of thighs and substituted bulgur for the couscous since that's what we had on hand, and it was still a great soup for a cool weekday night! My guess is that it would be even better with couscous so we'll try that next time - and there will be a next time. Even my husband thought it was a filling meal with only Trader Joe's Oyster Crackers and no other side.

Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (28)

eviesmom

Rating: 4 stars

01/06/2012

I loved this stew! It was quick to prepare, and so tasty! Just the right balance of spice. I used frozen cubed butternut squash, which made preparation much easier. The only thing I might add is an additional chicken thigh--the stew seemed a little light on protein.

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