Saturday, December 17, 2011
Simple Squash Soup
1sm Onion - diced
1 TBLs Butter
splash Olive Oil
1 Butternut Squash
3-4 cups Chicken Broth
1/2 tsp Dried Marjoram
1/8 tsp Cayeene Pepper (1/4 if you want it spicy)
to taste Coconut Milk (about 1/2 cup or so)
1.Take squash and cut in half lengthwise. Oil and bake in oven on 400 degrees face down on a pan about 40 minutes or until tender. (in a pinch - microwave face down on a plate for 10 minutes for each half)
2. In a pot on med heat, saute` onions in olive oil and butter until tender and slightly brown. salt and pepper
3. Add chicken broth (you can use water and bouillon) and dried herbs.
Scoop out cooked squash and place in a blender (or food processor) add cooked onion mix.
4. Puree all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Return to pot. Salt and pepper.
Add coconut milk to get consistency you want. Taste.