Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

Simple Butternut Squash Soup
Serves 4-6

15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
... 30g butter
1 onion, peeled and chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
900g butternut, peeled and sliced
900ml vegetable or chicken stock
salt and freshly ground pepper
parsley, for garnishing

Heat the oil and butter in a large saucepan, add the onion and garlic and gently sauté.
When the onion has softened after about 5 minutes, add the butternut and stock and stir well. Bring to the boil. Simmer for 25 minutes or until the butternut is soft.
Blend the soup with a hand-held blender. Season to taste and garnish with parsley.

Serving Suggestion:
Your favorite type of bread, buttered, will go down a storm.

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