Rapunzels Hazelnut Squash Soup

Sara Andrea


I made this soup at a Tangled Party and it was such a hit! This is a time consuming recipe but totally worth it.

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2 lb
butternut squash seeded an cut into 6 sections
1 lb
parsnips, peeled and chopped
green apple cored peeled and cut up
2 Tbsp
olive oil
3 sprig(s)
fresh thyme
yellow onion thinly sliced
4 c
chicken broth
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
heavy cream
salt and white pepper to taste
1 c
raw hazelnuts
1 bunch
scallions thinly sliced


1Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Put hazelnuts on parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove and cool. Remove skin, put in plastic bag and crush using a rolling pin.
2Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment and drizzle 1T olive oil on top. Arrange squash, parsnip and apple in dish. Top with thyme and pour 1/4 cup water over top. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes.
3Remove dish from oven. Discard thyme and allow squash to cool.
4Heat 1T olive oil in pan over medium low heat. Add onion and salt. Saute 10 minutes. Do not brown.
5Take peel off squash and puree. Puree parsnips, apples, and onion separately. Add broth to puree.
6Put squash puree and parsnip puree in large stock pot. Add remaining broth. Bring soup to boil then reduce to simmer.
7While soup is simmering add cumin, allspice, salt, and white pepper. Before serving stir in a half cup of heavy cream.
8Serve in bowls and top with crushed roasted hazelnuts and scallions.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy