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Butternut squash soup

Butternut squash soup

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Once the heating goes on in the autumn, I crave warm, comforting foods to make me feel cosy. I find soup is the perfect solution to rainy days and dark evenings. This one is really quick, and perfect for making use of seasonal ingredients in the autumn. 

Ingredients

For the soup:

  • 600 g butternut squash chopped roughly
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper salt
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • 10 g fresh thyme
  • 5 cm piece of ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 onion quartered
  • 1 litre water
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 300 ml double cream or 1 can coconut milk

To decorate (optional):

  • handful of pistachios chopped finely
  • 1 pomegranate
  • bunch of coriander
  • 25 g greek style yogurt

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 250°C.
  2. Take a handful of chopped up butternut squash and season with sea salt, pepper, olive oil and thyme. Place in the oven and roast until the soup is ready. 

  3. Place the olive oil, ginger, garlic and onion in the mixing bowl. Chop 5 Sec. / Speed 5 then saute 3 Min. / 100° / Speed 2.

  4. Add the remaining butternut squash and chop 20 Sec. / Speed 5.

  5. Add the water, stock cubes, cayenne pepper and paprika then cook 15 Min. / 100° / Speed 3.

  6. Remove the roasted squash from the oven and place into a serving bowl.

  7. Add the double cream and start pureeing the soup 2 Min. / Speed 5, slowly increasing to speed 9. Season to taste and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Butternut squash soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 103mg34%
Sodium 962mg42%
Potassium 814mg23%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 17395IU348%
Vitamin C 45.4mg55%
Calcium 151mg15%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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2 Comments

  1. Handschuh, Inge on October 6, 2015 at 7:41 am

    Wow, your new style looks very profession 🙂 Have never seen this super food pictures before. Mama 🙂

  2. […] Lunchtime: When I reach lunchtime I am always craving something light but filling. Especially now in during the cold season it really needs to make me fell nice and cosy. But this is hard in a busy office with little facilities and virtually no time to cook. This butternut squash recipe can easily be prepared the evening before and frozen to create a few meals for the week. I just put it in the microwave and enjoy it with some crackers on the side. Check out the recipe.  […]

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