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Spiced Butternut squash soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Black

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 medium butternut squash (about 3 pounds each)
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 large onions, sliced
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
1-1/4 teaspoons salt
3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
1-3/4 cups water
Minced fresh parsley

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400. Halve squash; discard seeds. Place squash in a 15x10x1-in. pan coated with cooking spray, cut side down. Bake until tender, 40-50 minutes. Cool slightly; scoop out pulp.

In a 6-qt. stockpot, heat butter and oil over medium heat; saute onions until tender, about 5 minutes. Add brown sugar, ginger, garlic and cinnamon sticks; cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir in salt, squash, broth and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10 minutes.

Discard cinnamon. Puree soup using an immersion blender. Or, cool slightly and puree soup in batches in a blender; return to pan. If desired, thin with additional water or broth; heat through. Serve with parsley.

Freeze option: Freeze cooled soup in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth or water if necessary.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep: 50 min. Cook: 25 min.

 

 

 

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