Monday, November 9, 2015

30 Minute Butternut Squash Soup

If you start out with a squash already baked, this recipe will be ready in about 30 minutes.

Butternut Squash Soup

1 med baked Butternut Squash (bake halves at 350 degrees for 1 hour)
1 large apple, finely chopped
1 med onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 T butter
1 1/2 C broth
3 oz. cream cheese
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
Salt, to taste

* Bake your squash in advance and scoop out of shell
* On the stovetop in a 3qt. pot, saute apple, onion, and garlic in butter until onions are translucent
* Stir in squash and broth and heat until simmering
* Stir in cream cheese and seasonings, continue stirring until cream cheese has completely melted in the soup
* Using a hand blender, puree the soup to your desired consistency
* Simmer for 5 minutes to blend the favors before serving

* Enjoy!

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