Savory Butternut Squash Soup



Savory Butternut Squash Soup

Picture a chilly autumn evening, leaves rustling outside your window, and the comforting aroma of Savory Butternut Squash Soup wafting through your kitchen. This delightful recipe combines the earthy sweetness of butternut squash with a medley of savory spices, creating a velvety, soul-warming soup that’s perfect for any cozy dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 large butternut squash, peeled and diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, carrots, and celery. Sauté until onions are translucent.
  2. Add diced butternut squash, ground cumin, ground nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Pour in the vegetable broth and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the squash is tender.
  4. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. If you don’t have an immersion blender, carefully transfer the soup to a blender in batches.
  5. Return the soup to the pot and stir in the heavy cream. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes, then remove from heat.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with a drizzle of cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Savor the flavors of fall with this Savory Butternut Squash Soup. It’s a creamy, comforting dish that’s perfect for chilly days.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 220, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 3g

Picture yourself and your loved ones gathered around the table, indulging in the warmth of this exquisite soup. With its rich, velvety texture and a harmonious blend of spices, Savory Butternut Squash Soup is not just a meal; it’s a sensory experience that captures the essence of autumn. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply craving a comforting bowl of goodness, this recipe will undoubtedly become a seasonal favorite. So, embrace the season, savor the flavors, and let this soup bring a touch of coziness to your home.

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