Butternut Squash Soup

Yields: 4 Servings

Butternut Squash Soup

A creamy soup of butternut squash with butter-fried sage.

  • 3 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 small Onions
  • 1 medium Potato
  • 1 pound Butternut squash
  • 2 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Sage leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  1. Melt the 3 tablespoons butter in a large pot.
  2. Add chopped onions and saute for a few minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft and translucent.Add potatoes, squash, paprika and broth.
  3. Bring to a boil and then turn down, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes or until tender.Remove soup from the heat.
  4. If you prefer a thicker soup, remove and reserve about 1 cup of liquid from the pot.
  5. Puree the soup with a hand blender or upright blender until smooth.
  6. Add reserved liquid to thin soup if desired.Add the cream and stir.
  7. Return soup to heat and warm over medium heat, do not boil rapidly.
  8. Salt and pepper to taste.Put 1 tablespoon butter in a pan and fry sage over medium-high to high heat until leaves are crisp and the butter is browned.
  9. Garnish the soup bowls with sage leaves and if desired, sprinkle soups decoratively with the browned sage butter..

Nutrition

  • Calories: 0
  • Fat: 0 grams
  • Carbs: 0 grams
  • Protein: 0 grams
Recipe by Big Oven.com