Simple, seasonal and delicious are the best words to describe this butternut squash soup recipe! Because squash is very easy to digest and nutrient dense, this butternut squash soup is a perfect way to nourish your family!
- 1 large butternut squash
- 1 medium onion
- 2 stalks celery
- 1 medium carrot
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup (optional)
- salt to taste (around 1 1/2 teaspoons)
- 1 cup chicken bone broth (you could use chicken stock as a substitute bone broth)
- 3-4 cups water (to reach desired consistency)
- 2 tablespoons refined coconut oil (where to find coconut oil)
- 2 tablespoons butter or 1/2 cup heavy cream (if you eat dairy)
1) Cut the butternut squash in half and remove seeds.
2) Roast at 400 degrees for about 50-60 minutes or until soft and tender.
3) Chop onion, celery & carrot. Sauté onion in coconut oil over low-medium heat for about 10 minutes.
4) Add carrot and celery and continue to sauté for about 10-15 more minutes.
5) Add bone broth, squash, water and bring to a simmer for around 15-20 minutes.
6) Transfer butternut squash soup to high powdered blender (like this) and blend till smooth.
7) Finish butternut squash soup with butter or cream and salt to taste.