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How to Make Appetizing Butternut Soup

Butternut soup – This recipe is great for when you have no idea what to cook. You can cook Butternut soup using 11 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Butternut soup

  1. It’s 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Prepare 1 of medium onion, diced.
  3. You need 3 cloves of garlic, minced.
  4. It’s 2 teaspoons of grated fresh ginger (or 1 teaspoon powdered ginger).
  5. You need 3/4 teaspoon of sea salt.
  6. Prepare 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper.
  7. You need 1/2 teaspoon of fresh or dried thyme leaves, finely chopped.
  8. It’s 1 of medium butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  9. It’s 4 cups of vegetable stock (or use chicken stock for a non-vegan soup or water).
  10. You need 3/4 cup of coconut milk (or use half and half for a rich, non-vegan soup).
  11. It’s of fresh thyme sprigs, coconut cream (or heavy cream) for garnish.

Butternut soup Instructions

  1. Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add the olive oil.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, ginger, salt and pepper, and thyme, and saute until the onion is soft and transparent.
  3. Add the cubed butternut squash and toss in the onion mixture.
  4. Add the vegetable stock and stir to combine (You might need to add a little more or less stock, depending on the size of your squash. The liquid level should be just slightly lower than the squash).
  5. Add the lid to the pot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  6. Once the soup reaches a boil turn the heat down to medium-low and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the butternut squash is very tender when you pierce it with a fork.
  7. Remove the soup from the heat and add the coconut milk.
  8. Puree with a hand-held immersion blender, or puree in batches in a regular counter-top blender.
  9. Serve immediately with a garnish of fresh thyme and some coconut cream or yogurt, or store in airtight containers in the fridge or freezer.