Curried Butternut Squash Soup

TERRI OPGENORTH

By
@Terrio13

A restaurant in the next town used to send out recipes every month on postcards and this is one of them. I found it as I was searching for something else and came across it. I made the recipe and it is fantastic! I even fooled one of my neighbors that "hates" squash into eating and enjoying it!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 large
butternut squash
3 clove
garlic, chopped
1 large
onion
1 Tbsp
butter
2 tsp
curry powder
1/8 tsp
thyme, dried
1 qt
chicken stock, veg. stock, water or milk
1/2 c
heavy cream
1
granny smith apple--chopped for garnish
cilantro, fresh--for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut squash in half and scoop out seeds. I have used other hard winter squash with good results. Do not use acorn however! Place on baking sheet cut side down, add a little water and bake until soft. 400 degrees.
2
Cut onion in thin slices and saute in butter until translucent.
3
Add curry powder and garlic to onions and cook a few minutes more.
4
Pour liquid of choice into pan and bring to a simmer.
5
Scoop out the flesh of the squash and add it to the pan along with thyme.
6
Simmer soup for 20 minutes and then puree in Food processor or use an immersion blender.
7
Check for seasoning and add slat and pepper per your taste.
8
Stir in cream and heat through (dont boil)
9
Garnish with chopped apple and cilantro.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #creamy, #comforting