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Hearty Butternut Soup


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h

A delicious warm soup for those cold winter nights.


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup(s) carrots, grated
  • 3 cup(s) butternut, seeded, peeled, and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon(s) salted butter
  • 1 bay leaf (remove before serving)
  • 1 large Granny Smith or tart baking apple, peeled and chopped
  • water, as needed to thin the soup
  • 2 cup(s) chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup(s) sour cream


Step 1

In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, sauté onion, carrots, and bay leaf in butter until softened.

Step 2

Add the squash and apple, chicken broth and 1/2 cup of water.

Step 3

Add salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 45 minutes or until squash is tender.

Step 4

In a blender, puree the soup in batches, transferring pureed soup to a clean saucepan. Add enough additional water to thin soup to desired consistency.

Step 5

Top each bowlful with a dollop of sour cream and enjoy with whole-grain bread.


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