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Butternut Squash Soup
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11 INGREDIENTS • 12 STEPS • 1HR 30MINS

Butternut Squash Soup

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Butternut squash soup is delicious; it's important to use good chicken stock and season the soup well to bring out the nutty and sweet flavours of the squash.
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Pretty Little Dishes
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Butternut squash soup is delicious; it's important to use good chicken stock and season the soup well to bring out the nutty and sweet flavours of the squash.
1HR 30MINS
Total Time
$1.60
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Unsalted Butter
3 Tbsp
Unsalted Butter, divided
Garlic
2 cloves
Butternut Squash
1
Medium Butternut Squash
about 3-4 cups once roasted
Chicken Broth
1 1/2 cups
Chicken Broth
Fresh Basil
1 Tbsp
Finely Chopped Fresh Basil
Ground Cumin
1 Tbsp
Ground Cumin
Lemon
1
Lemon, juiced
1/2 Tbsp juice per 4 servings
Salt
1/4 tsp
Parmesan Cheese
to taste
Grated Parmesan Cheese
or Goat Cheese
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
204
Fat
8.8 g
Protein
3.5 g
Carbs
32.0 g
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Author's Notes

Like a thinner soup? Add more chicken broth, 2- 2.5 cups. Thicker soup? Stay closer to the 1.5 cup mark - you can always add more.
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step 1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
step 2
Halve the Butternut Squash (1), lengthwise; scoop out the seeds and discard.
step 2 Halve the Butternut Squash (1), lengthwise; scoop out the seeds and discard.
step 3
Place the squash, with the centers facing up, on an aluminum foil lined baking sheet.
step 4
Melt a third of the Unsalted Butter (1 Tbsp) and brush on the Butternut Squash.
step 4 Melt a third of the Unsalted Butter (1 Tbsp) and brush on the Butternut Squash.
step 5
Bake for 50-60 minutes, the squash will be done when you can easily insert a fork.
step 6
Once baked and the squash is cool enough to handle, peel off the skin and cut in to cubes.
step 6 Once baked and the squash is cool enough to handle, peel off the skin and cut in to cubes.
step 7
Chop the Yellow Onion (1) and mince the Garlic (2 cloves).
step 7 Chop the Yellow Onion (1) and mince the Garlic (2 cloves).
step 8
Using a medium sized pot, heat the remaining Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp). Add Garlic and Yellow Onion and cook until the onions begin to soften.
step 8 Using a medium sized pot, heat the remaining Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp). Add Garlic and Yellow Onion and cook until the onions begin to soften.
step 9
Add butternut squash, Chicken Broth (1 1/2 cups), Ground Cumin (1 Tbsp), juice from Lemon (1), Salt (1/4 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp). Stir and bring to a low boil.
step 9 Add butternut squash, Chicken Broth (1 1/2 cups), Ground Cumin (1 Tbsp), juice from Lemon (1), Salt (1/4 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp). Stir and bring to a low boil.
step 10
Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
step 10 Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
step 11
The soup can be blended for smoother texture.
step 11 The soup can be blended for smoother texture.
step 12
Serve with a pinch of Parmesan Cheese (to taste) and garnish with Fresh Basil (1 Tbsp).
step 12 Serve with a pinch of Parmesan Cheese (to taste) and garnish with Fresh Basil (1 Tbsp).
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Appetizers
American
Budget-Friendly
Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
Keto
Low-Carb
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
French
Fall
Summer
Vegetables
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