Butternut Squash and Chilli Soup

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A smooth rich soup . Super easy to make

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Yields1 Serving

 1 butternut squash
 2tbspns olive oil
 1 tbspn butter
 2 diced onions
 1 thinly sliced garlic clove
 2 red chillies , desseded and finely chopped
 850ml hot veg stock ( homemade or a cube )
 Croutons or crispy streaky bacon to serve in the soup
 4 tbspn creme fraiche

1

Heat oven to 200C

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Chop but don't peel the butternut squash . You want cubes about 4cm

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Put in a large roasting tin

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Add about half the oil, toss the squash in the oil

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Bake for about 30 mins , turning once . You want it soft and golden

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Melt the butter with the oil in a large saucepan.

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Add the onions , garlic and chilli

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Cover and cook on a low heat for about 20 minutes , you need the onions to be soft

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Pour the cooked squash into the saucepan

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Add the hot stock and creme fraiche

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Blend with a stick blender until smooth

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Serve with the croutons or bacon bits and crusty bread rolls

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Ingredients

 1 butternut squash
 2tbspns olive oil
 1 tbspn butter
 2 diced onions
 1 thinly sliced garlic clove
 2 red chillies , desseded and finely chopped
 850ml hot veg stock ( homemade or a cube )
 Croutons or crispy streaky bacon to serve in the soup
 4 tbspn creme fraiche

Directions

1

Heat oven to 200C

2
3
4

Chop but don't peel the butternut squash . You want cubes about 4cm

5
6
7

Put in a large roasting tin

8
9
10

Add about half the oil, toss the squash in the oil

11

Bake for about 30 mins , turning once . You want it soft and golden

12
13
14

Melt the butter with the oil in a large saucepan.

15
16
17

Add the onions , garlic and chilli

18
19

Cover and cook on a low heat for about 20 minutes , you need the onions to be soft

20
21

Pour the cooked squash into the saucepan

22
23
24

Add the hot stock and creme fraiche

25
26
27
28

Blend with a stick blender until smooth

29
30
31
32

Serve with the croutons or bacon bits and crusty bread rolls

Butternut Squash and Chilli Soup