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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Nutmeg
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Preparations

  1. Step 1

    Halve the squash, remove seeds and peel off skin. Cut into cubes. Finely dice the onion.

    Halve the squash, remove seeds and peel off skin. Cut into cubes. Finely dice the onion.

  2. Step 2

    Melt butter in a pot and add onions. Cook onions until translucent and soft. Add squash to the pot and cook for a few minutes, stirring.

    Melt butter in a pot and add onions. Cook onions until translucent and soft. Add squash to the pot and cook for a few minutes, stirring.

  3. Step 3

    Add chicken broth or water.

    Add chicken broth or water.

  4. Step 4

    Mix in nutmeg and bay leaf if using.

    Mix in nutmeg and bay leaf if using.

  5. Step 5

    Bring to a simmer, cover with lid and let cook on medium low until squash is soft enough to mash (about 5-10 minutes). Mash with potato masher or fork.

    Bring to a simmer, cover with lid and let cook on medium low until squash is soft enough to mash (about 5-10 minutes). Mash with potato masher or fork.

  6. Step 6

    If you like chunky soup, leave it as is. If you prefer a smooth texture, then run it through a mixer or food processor (return to pot afterwards).

    If you like chunky soup, leave it as is. If you prefer a smooth texture, then run it through a mixer or food processor (return to pot afterwards).

  7. Step 7

    Turn heat to low and pour in milk, cream, half & half, soy milk, etc. until the soup is the desired consistency. If you use soy milk or another non-dairy milk, try not to boil it because it tends to separate.

    Turn heat to low and pour in milk, cream, half & half, soy milk, etc. until the soup is the desired consistency. If you use soy milk or another non-dairy milk, try not to boil it because it tends to separate.

  8. Step 8

    Add salt and pepper to taste. If you want a touch more sweetness, add a teaspoon or so of sugar. Heat without boiling so it's warm enough to serve and then dish it out!

    Add salt and pepper to taste. If you want a touch more sweetness, add a teaspoon or so of sugar. Heat without boiling so it's warm enough to serve and then dish it out!

  9. Step 9

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

Comments

  • Fushicche

    Fushicche Looks super yummy and nutritious! I would love to make it when I can get butter nut squash.

    about 4 years ago
  • Felice

    Felice Yay! It's really quick and simple too! You can use kabocha, or other sweet squash if you can't find butternut ;)

    about 4 years ago
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