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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Butternut Squash Soup ♥

Here is a perfect soup for fall, butternut squash soup, it's super healthy and filling! enjoy! ♥

Ingredients  ♥

2 tablespoons butter ( I use healthy fat free Smart Balance brand)
1 cup diced onion
12 1/2 pound butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
6 cups quality chicken stock or broth
salt and pepper to taste
1-2 teaspoon curry powder, to taste
light cream 

Directions  ♥

    Heat a large stock pot over medium low heat. Add onion and sauté, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft, about 8 minutes.
    Add squash and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until squash is tender.
    Puree with a stick immersion blender or in your regular blender, in batches, carefully venting the lid. Return to pot. Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper, if necessary. Stir in curry powder. Simmer for 5 minutes more, or until flavors are incorporated.
    Ladle into bowls and serve with a drizzle of light cream, top with croutons, and sprinkle with chives.enjoy!

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