Monday, October 22, 2012

Butternut Squash Soup

2 pounds butternut squash, cubed
2 onions, chopped
1 tablespoon butter
4 cups vegetable broth
1/2 cup heavy cream
salt and pepper to taste
1 dash ground nutmeg
1 dash ground cloves
1 dash ground cinnamon

In a large microwave safe dish combine squash, onions and butter. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Peel squash. Stir in broth and cook on high for another 20 to 25 minutes, or until squash is tender. Puree squash, onions and broth in a food processor or blender. Add cream, salt and pepper, and microwave on high for another 3 to 4 minutes, or until heated through. Flavor with nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon to taste.

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