Butternut Squash Soup

Beverley Williams


If you want to make this recipe vegetarian use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.
You can either toast your own pumpkin seeds or buy them already roasted.

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2 lb
butternut squash
1 tsp
thai red curry paste
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
finely minced onion
1 Tbsp
sesame oil
2 c
full fat coconut milk
1 Tbsp
minced fresh ginger
1 c
toasted pumpkin seeds
2 c
chicken broth

How to Make Butternut Squash Soup


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2Cut the ends off the squash. Then cut in half lengthwise.
  • 3Scoop the seeds out with a spoon.
  • 4Place cut side down in a large glass baking dish. Add about a cm of water in the bottom of the dish.
  • 5Bake uncovered for 45 minutes.
  • 6While squash is cooking, place sesame oil in a small skillet and add onion. Saute until translucent. Set aside.
  • 7Place the curry paste and cumin in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring often about 4 minutes or until fragrant.
  • 8Add coconut milk and ginger. stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 14 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • 9Zest the 4 limes and set aside. Then juice the limes.
  • 10Place the toasted pumpkin seeds in a blender and process until finely ground.
  • 11Remove the squash from oven and allow to cool slightly until you can handle it safely. Scoop out the flesh and place it in the blender with the ground seeds.
  • 12Add the lime juice, lime zest, onions and coconut mixture. Process until smooth and thoroughly blended.
  • 13Return mixture to large pot. Add the broth and stir to mix well. Heat on medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

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About Butternut Squash Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free
Other Tag: Healthy

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