Butternut Squash Soup With Spicy Cashew Salsa

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Total Time
46mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 min

Got this recipe from my mom, not quite sure where she got it...but it's yummy. Serve with lots of the salsa. I usually double the salsa recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. FOR SALSA.
  2. Combine all the ingredients except the cashews in a small bowl and mix well.
  3. Add the cashews to the salsa just before serving.
  4. FOR THE SOUP.
  5. Place a large heavy bottomed pan over medium heat and add the oil.
  6. When the oil is hot, add the vegetables and cook stirring frequently for 10 minutes until the onion is opaque and the squash is soft.
  7. Add the apple cider and water and turn up the heat until the mixture comes to a boil.
  8. Turn the heat down to low and let the mixture simmer until the carrots are very soft, about 45 minutes.
  9. Add the chile, cumin, chopped mint and cream and let the mixture simmer 5 minutes more.
  10. Remove the soup from the heat and puree it in batches in a blender (or use an immersion blender).
  11. Strain the pureed soup through a strainer and season with salt and pepper.
  12. Ladle into bowls and top each bowl with salsa.
  13. Serve and enjoy!