The Butternut Squash Soup

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Recipe by fountainpenkid

It was a cold winter day, and I wanted a warm soup--my favorite soup-butternut squash soup! So I typed up BSS on all recipes, and though the top recipe was fast and easy, I wanted a more rich, creamy flavor. I've modified Maplebird's version, but kept the basics the same (though I've left out the potatoes.)A warm, creamy, and rich butternut squash soup. This recipe is not free of spice! Don't be daunted by the long ingredients list! Tips: MAKE SURE to twirl a whisk in after you've added the cream, or else the soup won't mix.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter in medium sized pot. Add cubed squash, onion, carrots and celery to the pot. Cook until the onions are slightly caramelized, and soft. Add the bay leaf.
  2. Once onions are soft, add chicken broth. Turn up the heat to high, boiling the mixture for 5-8 minutes (until the squash is soft), At 3 minutes, add nutmeg,1/4 teaspoons of cinnamon, salt and pepper to the pot. After boiling, cover the pot, and reduce the heat to medium and let sit for 20 minutes(optional) . Add almonds in at around the 10th minute.
  3. Blend the soup to a fine puree, and return to pot.
  4. Whip the cream, adding 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon and sugar into it. Carefully, fold the whipped cream into the soup. To combine, twirl a whisk around to distribute the cream.
  5. Let the soup cool for about 5 minutes. Serve. After one has put the soup in bowls, people may add curry powder to taste for a richer flavor.

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