My Best Butternut Squash Soup Recipe for Fall in 5 Easy Steps

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I entertain a lot! Over and over, I get more requests for this soup each Fall because it’s warming, rich and delicious–and it’s healthy too! So here is My Best Butternut Squash Soup Recipe for Fall in 5 Easy Steps.

1. Gather Ingredients, Peel and Chop–

There are only 5 main ingredients to this soup!

1. Butternut squash 2. Scallions 3. Butter OR oil or a combination 4. Chicken stock (Buy FRESH and Organic when possible.) 5. Carrot

1. Butternut squash
2. Scallions
3. Butter OR oil or a combination
4. Chicken stock (Buy FRESH and Organic when possible.)
5. Carrot

Chop and peel the produce into 1 inch chunks and add them to a large sauce or soup pan.

 

2. Butter AND/OR Oil The Veggies up in a pan conducive for making soup and season.

To the pan, I add about 2 inches of quality butter and them douse it with a little olive oil or coconut oil so that the butter doesn’t burn.

Add the chopped veggies to the pan with 2 inches of butter and douse with olive oil.

Add the chopped veggies to the pan with 2 inches of butter and douse with olive oil.

Get the butter and oil hot and then add the squash and veggie, cook until it’s caramelized slightly. Season with pink salt, white pepper, a little tumeric. Cook on Medium until slightly softened and caramelized.

When veggies appear caramelized and slightly softened, it's time to add the broth.

When veggies appear caramelized and slightly softened, it’s time to add the broth.

3. Add Chicken Stock–If I have not already made my own fresh stock, I choose an organic, low sodium version. Add enough stock to just cover the veggies. Re-season to taste. Cook on medium until veggies are all soft.

Cook veggies in broth for about 30 minutes or until they are nicely softened.

Cook veggies in broth for about 30 minutes or until they are nicely softened.

4. Blend with a hand held blending wand until mostly smooth.

Blend Soup until smooth.

Blend Soup until smooth.

5. Plate, Garnish and Serve!

To garnish soup add a little cream and sprinkle with pan cooked, crispy sage leaves. That's how we like it best!

To garnish soup add a little cream and sprinkle with pan cooked, crispy sage leaves. That’s how we like it best!

I’m Kamaren and just like Sherlock Holmes I solve cases. Instead of crime, it’s interior design. Creating beautiful well edited living spaces is what I do best and I LOVE seeing concepts turn to reality. I blog to share my work, fabulous finds, and the things I am passionate about that make me happy and fulfilled. Please explore, enjoy and connect with me.
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