Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut Squash Soup

This soup is incredibly satisfying, with a creamy silky texture and sumptuous flavor.  It can be made with your favorite winter squash, but the Butternut gives a fabulous depth and perfect balance.

It’s not difficult at all, and is so comforting as a main dish, or as part of a meal. You will be proud to serve this soup with it’s sophisticated taste.  I’ll show you just how easy it is to put together.    

 


AMAZING Creamy Homemade Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients:

4 – 5 lb. butternut squash (approx. 8-9 cups cubed)

2 cups water

2 chicken bouillon cubes (Knorr brand is my preference) 4 regular cubes or to taste

½ cup butter

1 medium onion, chopped

1 Tbl. garlic, minced

2 tall cans evaporated milk

½ cup milk

1/4 tsp. curry powder

¼ tsp. Montreal Steak Seasoning

¼ tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. hot pepper sauce

Dash nutmeg, fresh if possible

1 Tbl. brown sugar – or to taste



Directions:

Wash outside of squash; slice in half, then strips, remove seeds and slice off rind.

Cut into 1” cubes.Butternut Squash Soup 1

Butternut Squash Soup 2Place the squash cubes in large saucepan, add water and chicken bouillon.

Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer until tender; about 10-15 minutes.

While the squash is cooking, sautée the chopped onion and garlic in the butter until the onion is tender and beginning to brown or caramelize.Butternut Squash Soup 3Grate nutmeg if using fresh- which makes the soup SCRUMPTOUS!Butternut Squash Soup 4



Mix together the squash and onion mixture, along with approximately ½ cup evaporated milk, in a blender or food processor (a portion at a time) and puree.

Hold a towel over the top, tightly, to prevent the hot soup from spilling out the top and burning you.Butternut Squash Soup 4Pour the pureed squash mixture back into the pan.

Add the rest of the evaporated milk, milk, spices and sugar, and warm through – but do not bring to a boil! 

Thin with additional milk if you want to desired consistency.

Carrie Groneman’s recipe.  Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013 & 2014

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