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Butternut Squash & Parmesan Soup

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Ingredients
  Butternut squash 1 Large
  Onions 4
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Chicken stock 1 Liter
  Cream 100 Milliliter
  Parmesan cheese 50 Gram
  Butter 50 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Slice the onions and crush the garlic. In a large heavy based saucepan melt the butter, add the onions and garlic, and gently sauté until they are softened without any color.
Peel and dice the butternut squash, add to the onions and continue to sauté for another 5 mins, still without coloring the vegetables.


Heat the chicken stock and add to the butternut squash & onions. Boil until the butternut is cooked then add cream. Bring back to the boil for 1 minute and remove from heat.
Liquidise the soup, transfer back into the saucepan to season. Add grated parmesasn, salt & pepper to taste. Pass the soup through a soup, using the back of a ladle to push as much pulp through.
Serve in bowls and garnish with cream and fresh parmesan.

Serving Suggestions

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This is a great soup for warming you up on a cold winters day, try it for lunch with fresh homemade bread. It also makes a good starter served with Parmesan croutons. If you would like it spicy then simply add spices of your choice when you are cooking the onions.

Advanced preparation -
This soup can be made a couple of days in advance.

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Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Butternut
Servings: 
4

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