Winter is the perfect time to enjoy a comforting bowl of butternut squash soup. This recipe is easy to make and can be tailored to your taste. Whether you’re looking for a healthy snack or a hearty meal, this soup is sure to hit the spot. Ready to get started? Let’s cook!
1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed
1 large shallot, chopped
4 garlic cloves, chopped
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
½ teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
½ teaspoon grated ginger
4 cups vegetable broth
⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
Pepitas for garnish
How to Prepare
Peel butternut squash, scoop seeds and cut into cubes.
Add olive oil, shallot, salt, and pepper to a large pot, and cook over medium heat for approximately 5 minutes. Add butternut squash and stir, cooking for another 5-10 minutes or until squash softens.
Add garlic, ginger, rosemary, and nutmeg. Stir for 2 minutes. Add broth and bring to a boil. Stir well, cover, and reduce heat to simmer for approximately 20 minutes.
Pour soup into a blender, or use an immersion blender. Blend until smooth. Add more broth as needed. Add pepitas as a garnish and enjoy.
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