Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut squash soup is a traditional fall and winter soup recipe. However immediately we’re roasting the butternut squash, which supplies a lot extra depth of taste and makes the soup simpler to arrange (as you don’t have to chop the butternut squash).
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Finest Butternut Squash Soup
Roasting veggies is one among my favourite preparation strategies, so it ought to come as no shock that I opted for a roasted butternut squash soup over a extra conventional stovetop butternut squash soup. That earthy, roasted taste will get me each time.
Butternut squash soup is without doubt one of the high 5 fall and winter soup recipes often on anybody’s checklist. And it’s one among my private favorites, together with Carrot Ginger Soup, Roasted Crimson Pepper and Tomato Soup, Roasted Cauliflower Soup and Taco Soup.
What’s in Butternut Squash Soup?
Butternut squash soup is made out of butternut squash, onions, garlic, maple syrup, nutmeg, ginger, vegetable broth, salt and pepper. It’s naturally ultra-creamy (with none cream). However in case you do tolerate dairy, including only a tablespoon or two of recent butter undoubtedly boosts the creaminess issue.
This soup is gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian and paleo pleasant, which makes it excellent to serve to a big crowd.
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The Advantages of Roasting Butternut Squash
You might definitely make a conventional butternut squash soup on the stovetop, however there are two key advantages to roasting the butternut squash first:
- Depth of taste: roasting any vegetable imparts an earthy, smoky, caramelized candy taste. And butternut squash is not any completely different. In actual fact, it’s fairly just like roasting spaghetti squash.
- No dicing wanted: butternut squash are notoriously laborious to slice and reduce. Many a kitchen accident has been had with people making an attempt to chop by means of pumpkins and squash. However if you roast the butternut squash no further peeling or dicing is important. You simply need to make one slice down the center of the squash, then scoop the flesh out after it’s cooked. Far simpler.
How To Make Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Slice the ends off the butternut squash. Making a flat floor on the ends is vital, so you’ll be able to stand the butternut squash on finish and slice by means of it lengthwise. As soon as that’s completed, use a spoon to scoop out the seeds and membrane.
Place the butternut squash on a baking tray (with the reduce aspect up) and coat with avocado oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. As soon as it’s coated, flip it over in order that the reduce aspect is down. Prepare dinner for 60 minutes at 425F, however keep watch over the clock as a result of on the 30 minute level we’ll add the onion to the baking tray (additionally reduce aspect down) and proceed cooking for one more half-hour.
Let the butternut squash and onion cool to the contact. Then scoop out the flesh of the butternut squash with a big spoon and switch to a high-powered blender like a Vitamix (that is the Vitamix I take advantage of).
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Add the butternut squash and onion to your blender together with the garlic, maple syrup, salt, nutmeg, ginger and vegetable broth. I’d suggest beginning with 3 cups of vegetable broth and mixing to see in case you just like the consistency. You possibly can at all times add extra to skinny it down. Should you’re including the butter, you’ll be able to add that now as properly.
Mix the entire substances on excessive for a number of minutes, or till creamy. Should you’re utilizing a Vitamix you can even use the soup setting to attain a creamy and scorching soup.
Pour the soup into serving bowls. Garnish the roasted butternut squash soup with pepitas, parsley and cracked black pepper – and revel in!
Extra Thanksgiving Recipes to Serve with This Soup
- Mashed Cauliflower
- Roasted Delicata Squash, Pear and Pomegranate Salad
- Roasted Butternut Squash, Romaine and Goat Cheese Salad
- Paleo Pumpkin Pie
- Paleo Pumpkin Bread
- Vegan Caramel Cheesecake
Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Video
It’s simple to make this soup in your blender, however within the video beneath I provide you with a fast step-by-step tutorial. Give it a watch!
Recipe initially posted Nov 2018, however up to date to incorporate new data.
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