onions, finely chopped
red pepper powder, to taste
acorn squash, peeled and cut into chunks
sweet apple, peeled and cut into chunks
- Heat oil and butter in large saucepan. Add onions and red pepper to taste. Cook and stir until onions are tender, about 10 minutes. Add squash, apples, chicken broth and pepper. Bring to a boil.
- Cover and cook on low hear until apples and squash are very soft, about 30 minutes. Puree with food processor then return to saucepan. Add cream or half and half, stir, reheat and serve.
- Garnish with chives, green onions, sour cream, toasted pecans, etc.