Seductive, sultry and pleasurable, Bistro Garden Butternut Squash Soup is simply wonderful. Served with a dollop of cream, its soothing textures bring warmth and comfort to the soul.

Bistro Garden Butternut Squash Soup

Bistro Garden Butternut Squash Soup
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 2 small butternut squash (about 4 pounds)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 leek, white part only; sliced
  • 4 Cups chicken stock
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt, to taste
  • freshly-ground white pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 Cup hot whipping cream
Instructions
  1. Cut squash in halves. Clean and roast at 450 degrees until very tender, about 1 hour. Scoop out flesh with spoon and set aside.
  2. In large soup pot, saute onions in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat until tender. Add leek and squash and cook 5 minutes. Add chicken stock, sugar, curry powder, cumin, salt and white pepper to taste.
  3. Place soup mixture in blender, a batch at a time, blending until smooth, and return to pot. Blend last batch with 1 tablespoon butter and cream. Return to remaining soup, stirring, and heat through. Adjust seasoning and thickness.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: Each serving Calories: 194 Fat: 7 g Carbohydrates: 31 g Sodium: 463 mg Fiber: 2.48 g Protein: 6 g Cholesterol: 19 mg

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