Monday, October 25, 2010

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

  • 1 small Butternut Squash
  • a little Butter
  • 1/2 Onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • 2 tbls Cream (or milk)
  • 1/2 tbls Real Maple Syrup
  • Water, as needed
  • Pinch Freshly Ground Nutmeg
  • Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Arrange the halves cut side down on an oiled baking sheet.
  4. Bake for about 40-45 minutes or until fork tender. Set aside to cool.
  5. Melt butter in large pot over medium heat.
  6. Saute onion in the butter.
  7. Add stock, and cream.
  8. Scoop the squash flesh from the skin using a spoon.
  9. Add the flesh to the pot and maple syrup.
  10. Simmer for about 10 minutes.
  11. Food process until smooth.
  12. Add water to desired consistency.
  13. Return to heat.
  14. Add nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Serve hot.



8 comments:

Reima said...

I love Butternut Squash soup!! Yum! Going to have to make some soon!

EmptyNester said...

I love butternut squash soup!!!!

Karen said...

I like your addition of maple syrup to this soup. I bet the combo is great with the squash.

Hannah said...

A lot of health blogs that feature food are blogging about squash soup! Now, I'm really hungry! However, yours have a simple ingredient, I can find them easily. Thanks for this!

Angie's Recipes said...

Butternut is my favourite of all the pumpkin varieties. The soup looks wonderfully comforting!
Thanks for adding me as a friend in Foodbuzz.
Angie

Lisa - Fine Sweet Life said...

Angie,,,,Good to hear form you! By the way, I am so trying this soup recipe out! It is warm here right now, but Fall is in the air! Have a good day!!

Katie @ Shared Bites said...

Great blog! I LOVE butternut squash and will have to test out this recipe some time!

Aubrey West said...

Butternut Squash Soups sounds very intriguing. I haven't taste that before. I must try this healthy easy recipes in your blog. Thanks!