Butternut Squash Soup Recipe | Vegetarian

This simple and easy, yet rich and delicious soup is one of my current favorites. Great for a cold winter day or for a lazy weekend. Butternut Squash with it’s sweet and nutty taste brings out the best flavor and texture you’d ever want in a soup.

Vegetarian Butternut Squash Soup

Total time: 30 min

Serves: 2

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 butternut squash (pealed, outer layer removed and chopped into 1 inch cubes)
  • 3 garlic cloves (chopped roughly)
  • 2 inch piece of ginger (chopped roughly)
  • 1 scallion (chopped roughly)
  • 1.5 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water (or as needed)
  • Salt to taste
  • crushed black pepper to taste
  • sugar to taste
  • heavy cream 3 tbsp
  • 5 tbsp juice from fresh orange

 

Here’s what you do:

  • Heat butter in a saucepan.
  • Add in the chopped scallion. Cook until fragrant. ~2 min
  • Add in the ginger and garlic. Cook for approx. 2 min
  • Now add in the cubed squash and mix it well so that the butter coats well. Cook for ~ 6-8 minutes
  • Now add in the water and the broth and let it some to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the squash is tender. ~20 min
  • Puree the soup in a blender.
  • Add in salt, sugar and black pepper to your taste.
  • Mix in the orange juice and cream.
  • Serve hot.

 

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