Butternut Soup

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 large butternut squash
  • 2 tbsp butter (unsalted)
  • 1 chopped onion Nutmeg to taste
  • 6 cups chicken stock Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Peel and seed the butternut and then cut into chunks.
  2. Melt the butter in a large pot and fry the onions for a few minutes until they start to brown.
  3. Add your chunks of butternut and the chicken stock and bring to a simmer.
  4. Allow to simmer between 15 and 20 minutes or until the butternut is cooked through. It needs to be tender.
  5. Remove the chunky pieces of squash and place them in a blender to make a puree.
  6. Once blended place the squash back into the pot and finish off by seasoning with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

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