... 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
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.