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Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

 


Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Prep Time ~ 20 mins Cooking Time ~ 27 mins
Approx Cost ~ £? Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 4
Tip ~

Ingredients

1 tbsp oil

1 onion, sliced

1 tsp curry powder

2 eating apples, peeled, cored and chopped

1 medium butternut squash, peeled, de-seeded and chopped

1 litre / 1 ¾ pints vegetable stock

Salt and pepper

 

Method

  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onion and cook for 4-5 minutes, until softened but not brown.
  • Stir in the curry powder and the apple and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the squash and stock. Bring to the boil and then reduce the heat. Simmer for 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Remove the soup from the heat and allow to cool briefly. Puree the soup, adjust the seasoning to taste and reheat gently to serve. Thin the soup with a little more stock, if necessary.
  • Serve with crusty bread.