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Butternut Squash Soup

This recipe makes 6 servings

180 calories per serving

Butternut squash soup is a creamy, comforting soup, ideal for autumn and winter evenings. Native to North America, this recipe is appreciated for its sweetness and richness of flavor. Easy to prepare, this soup is an excellent option for a healthy, nourishing meal.

Preparation

15 Minutes

Cooking

30 Minutes

Total

45 Minutes

Butternut squash soup with bread roll

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Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash (approx. 1.5 kg)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1 liter vegetable stock
  • 200 ml fresh cream
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch nutmeg (optional)
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)

Preparation

  1. Vegetable preparation :
    • Peel and dice the butternut squash.
    • Chop the onion and garlic.
    • Cut the carrot and celery stalks into pieces.
  2. Cooking vegetables :
    • Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
    • Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until translucent.
    • Add the carrot and celery and cook for about 5 minutes.
    • Add the diced butternut squash and stir well.
  3. Adding the broth :
    • Pour the vegetable stock into the saucepan.
    • Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 20-25 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Mixing :
    • Use an immersion blender to puree the vegetables to a smooth consistency.
    • You can also transfer the cooked vegetables to a blender in several portions if required.
  5. Finish :
    • Add the crème fraîche to the soup and mix well.
    • Season with salt, pepper, nutmeg and cayenne pepper to taste.
    • Simmer for a further 5 minutes over low heat to blend the flavours.
  6. Service:
    • Serve the soup hot, garnished with a few fresh parsley leaves or croutons if desired.

In conclusion,

This butternut squash soup is not only easy to prepare, but also rich in flavor and nutrients. Perfect as a refined starter or light main course, it's sure to delight the taste buds of the whole family. Try this recipe to bring a little warmth and comfort to your meals!

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