Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

2013-07-15
Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
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  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 50m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    97
  • Total Fat

    1.7g
  • Saturated Fat

    0.9g
  • Cholesterol

    4mg
  • Sodium

    445mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    20.5g
  • Dietary Fiber

    4.1g
  • Protein

    2.2g
  • Vitamin A

    301%
  • Vitamin C

    43%
  • Calcium

    8%
  • Iron

    5%
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Squash soup is delicious, but for me it needs something to kick it up. This recipe for butternut squash soup really delivers on that front!

Lucy T from York who originally submitted this yummy soup recipe calls this a “Winter warmer, with a kick!”

It has a kick from chilies, plus great spices and a bit of cream to pull it all together. Great recipe.

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

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Ingredients

  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and cut into pieces
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 3 1/4 cups of chicken or vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 cup double or single cream or Creme Fraishe
  • Fresh cilantro to garnish

Method

Step 1

Fry the chopped garlic and chili. Add the other chopped vegetables. Add ALL the seasonings except the fresh coriander. Cook for a few minutes for the vegetables to partly soften - keep stirring.

Step 2

Add the stock and leave to boil for approximately 20 - 30 minutes. Take the pot off the heat and blend the soup (using a hand blender or food processor) to create a creamy soup.

Step 3

Add the cream and fresh coriander and serve.

Serves 6.

Notes:

  • To make this recipe gluten free, make sure the stock is gluten free.
  • You can replace the butternut squash with another variety of winter squash. Pepper squash, among others, would work just as well.

Squash is an underused vegetable for most of us, and we all know it is important to “eat a rainbow” of foods. This squash soup is a great way to do just that.

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Spicy Butternut Squash Soup



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