Friday, 30 September 2016

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP recipe

This is so scrummy for this time of year!

Add a fragrant note with ground ginger and orange juice to this comforting autumnal soup 
By Gary Rhodes



INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 675 g butternut squash, seeds removed and cubed
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 600 ml vegetable stock
  • 100 ml orange juice
  • salt and black pepper

METHOD

1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onions and garlic to the pan and fry until softened, but not coloured. 

2. Tip in the butternut squash and add the ginger. Cook for a further 5 minutes, stirring from time to time. 

3. Add the stock and orange juice and simmer for about 30 minutes until the squash is tender. 

4. Leave the soup to cool slightly, before purĂ©eing with a hand blender until smooth. Season to taste, reheat if necessary and serve.  ENJOY! 




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