Kitchenability Blog

12.07.2015

Apple and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Apple and Butternut Squash Soup - A bowlful of wintery delight that's healthy and delicious. Plus, it's easy to make! | kitchenability.com
This easy-to-follow seasonal soup recipe makes the perfect wintertime warm-up.

It features flavorful roasted butternut squash, sweet and tart Honeycrisp apples, sautéed onion and spices. Blend it until it’s smooth and serve.

Pair it with a sandwich or enjoy it alone on a cool afternoon.

Note: This recipe was originally published on my blog at Parade Magazine.

Apple and Butternut Squash Soup
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 Honeycrisp apple, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and chopped
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp dried tarragon
  • ½ tsp dried parsley
  • ½ Tbsp garlic, minced
  • ½ box chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil as needed
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400℉.
  2. Place chopped squash on an oven-safe pan and drizzle with a little olive oil and salt and pepper. Roast butternut squash in the oven for 45 minutes till tender. Once done, set aside.
  3. Sauté onions in a pot with garlic. Add in sliced apples, nutmeg, tarragon and parsley. Sauté till onions and apples are tender. Once tender, add in butternut squash and stir.
  4. Add chicken stock to the pot and bring mixture to a slight boil. Once at a slight boil, turn the heat off.
  5. Place the soup in a large food processor or a heat-safe blender. I used my Ninja blender.
  6. Blend until smooth, adding in a little more chicken stock if needed to smooth it out to your desired texture.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy.

Photo: Nisa Burns Cochran

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