Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup
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Servings Prep Time
8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
36 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
36 minutes
Butternut Squash Soup
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Servings Prep Time
8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
36 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
36 minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Prepare your mise en place.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic, sauté until tender--about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the butternut squash and the ginger to the skillet. Cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add cumin and toast until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  5. Add water and milk to the skillet. Season with pepper. Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  6. Transfer the soup and yogurt to a blender. Puree in batches until smooth. Season to taste. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Careful when working with hot liquid in the blender to not overfill.

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1-2-3 Salad

1-2-3 Salad
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Ingredients
For the Salad
  • 1/4 cup butternut squash roasted and cut into a small dice
  • 2 heads lettuce mixed large handfuls
  • 1/4 cup nuts almonds, pecans, walnuts
  • 1/4 cup fruit dried or fresh
  • 1/4 cup quinoa or other grain (i.e. orzo or couscous)
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese or substitute feta or blue cheese
For the Dressing
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1-The Dressing
  1. Prepare your mise en place.
  2. Measure the vinegar, honey, mustard, salt and pepper and add to a mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk lightly until the ingredients come together. Taste. Adjust if necessary.
  4. Measure the oil. Slowly pour the oil into the vinegar mixture while whisking.
  5. The oil and vinegar has come together or “emulsified” when you notice the consistency thicken and color become cloudy. Set aside.
2-The Salad
  1. Cut the butternut squash into a small dice and toss it 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and season with salt and pepper and roast at 375 degrees for about 15 minutes.
  2. Tear lettuce with your hands. Avoid using a knife to cut lettuce, it may turn it brown. Add to a bowl.
  3. Select additional ingredients: a nut, a fruit (dried or fresh), a cooked grain and a cheese. Measure and sprinkle into the bowl with the lettuce and vegetables.
3-Dress The Salad
  1. Add dressing ¼ cup at a time. You want to make sure that you do not put too much dressing on your salad.
  2. Toss ingredients together with your clean hands or a set of tongs. Make sure to coat each leaf well.
  3. Taste. Add more dressing if needed.
  4. Add salt and pepper if needed.
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