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 *

  • 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.



Elizabeth said...

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

Jan said...

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