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Butternut squash soup

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drink up butternut squash soup

drink up butternut squash soup

Here’s a slimming recipe for a butternut squash soup. I enjoy making this from time to time. I tend to only buy in butternut squash every now and then as it is so tough to cut but it is always worth it as this soup is really tasty.

Here is an ingredient list:

  • Butternut squash
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 carrot
  • low cal cooking spray
  • Vegetable stock 600ml
  • Seasoning to taste

butternut squash soup

Method:

  • Spray saucepan with fry-light or other low cal cooking spray and pre-heat
  • Cut the butternut squash into chunks, taking the skin off first. De-seed and put chunks into a saucepan
  • Peel and chop the carrot, putting the chunks into a saucepan
  • Sweat the vegetables for about 10 minutes until softened, stirring often
  • Add the vegetable stock and seasoning then bring the pan to the boil
  • Once boiling, turn down the heat and simmer for 10 minutes
  • Remove from heat and use a hand blender to whizz up the ingredients
  • Serve immediately

This recipe is Slimming World friendly and makes a nice midweek lunch! Have you ever made your own soup? Have you tried this recipe before? Let me know in the comments!

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Comments to Butternut squash soup

  • I love soup for lunch and it’s been so cold recently it makes such a good warmer. This looks delicious – sometimes my local supermarket has the chunks reduced which makes things a lot easier!

    Ness 28th April 2017 10:29 am Reply
  • I make a similar soup with butternut squash and sweet potato and it is the most comforting soup in the world. I recently made it using frozen butternut squash chunks which came from Tesco and it was just as delicious and easier to prepare too.

    Nikki Thomas 28th April 2017 8:55 pm Reply
    • Yes – frozen chunks would make this so much easier – thanks for the tip!

      Nadine Hill 1st May 2017 1:40 pm Reply
  • butternut squash soup is my favourite! though I usually throw some sweet potatoes and smoked paprika!

    Polly Davies 28th April 2017 9:05 pm Reply
    • Ooh I like the sound of smoked paprika! Must try that.

      Nadine Hill 1st May 2017 1:40 pm Reply
  • Great, easy recipe – love your nails!

    Mary Louise 28th April 2017 9:18 pm Reply
    • haha thanks! I always have something different each time:-)

      Nadine Hill 1st May 2017 1:41 pm Reply
  • I find butternut squash hard to chop up too, but it does make delicious soup. I love your nails x

    Anne 29th April 2017 9:51 am Reply
  • Butternut is mine and Mini’s favorite soup. It is so simple to make and tastes delicious. We like ours with some chilli and curry powder

    Jen Walshaw 30th April 2017 4:20 pm Reply
  • Oh that sounds lovely, I adore butternut squash and don’t have it nearly often enough!

    Kate Williams 1st May 2017 8:21 pm Reply
  • This looks amazing, I love butternut squash

    Kara Guppy 2nd May 2017 8:24 am Reply

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