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Butternut squash soup


1 h





About the Recipe

Butternut squash is a type of winter squash that is quite popular in many parts of the world. This squash has a sweet, nutty taste and a smooth, creamy texture that makes it a versatile ingredient in many dishes. It is a rich source of vitamins, especially Vitamin A and C, and minerals like potassium and magnesium.
This squash is a great addition to your diet and can be used in a variety of recipes. It can be roasted, baked, boiled, steamed, or even pureed to make soups, stews, curries, pasta dishes, and more. Some popular recipes that use butternut squash include butternut squash soup. Here's a recipe you can follow to make your own:


1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, and cut into small cubes
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper to taste
chopped parsley to garnish
Olive oil


Step 1

In a large frying pan, heat some olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until soft and fragrant, add the chopped butter nut squash cook until it get color.

Step 2

In a large pot mix together broth, nutmeg, and cayenne pepper, and the cooked butter nut squash and onion. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the squash is tender.

Step 3

Using an immersion blender or a regular blender, puree the soup until smooth.
Add salt and pepper to your taste.

Step 4

Serve hot, garnished with some parsley or croutons if desired.
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