Saturday, October 29, 2011

- cozy bits on a saturday - butternut squash soup -

a day at home
a day of happiness
a day of cozy cookery

hippychick's butternut squash soup
* no moo-ilk or butt-ahhh in this one *

ingredients
  • 1 butternut squash
  • 1 quart preserved peaches
  • 1 cup raisins
  • sea salt
  • cardamom
  • clove
  • nutmeg
  • curry
  • mint
  • water 
cookery process
  • peel the butternut squash and chop into small-ish chunks.
  • place squash into a large soup pot.
  • add a dash of good sea salt.
  • add just enough water to cover the squash.
  • cook over medium high heat until squash is soft.
  • remove from heat - do not drain.
  • using a potato masher,  carefully mash the squash in the pot.
  • add peaches and raisins.
  • and spices to your liking.
  • place the pot over medium heat.
  • keeps goods at a slow simmer stirring often until desired thickness is achieved.
note: if you prefer a smoother soup - place all goods in a processor and process until smooth but be careful so as not to burn yourself.

enjoy!

2 comments:

Elizabeth said...

sounds yummy and very healthy!! Awesome!
Peace and Raw Health,
Elizabeth

Jan said...

This sounds like something I can really get into on a cold Saturday!