Monday, October 3, 2011

Butternut Squash Soup

I swear, I make meals. AND on a regular basis too! It's just treats are so much more fun to write about.=) But this is also fun. I got this recipe out of some magazine a long time ago and finally decided to make it last year. I have changed it to what we like. Honestly, my kids don't LOVE it, but my husband and I sure do! Creamy and Fally and perfect with some crusty bread.

1 medium onion, chopped (we like red onion)

1 carrot-peeled cut ½ inch

3 cloves, garlic, minced

7 c. squash, ¾ inch

6 c. chicken broth

1 T. sage (this is the secret ingredient!)

Cook onion and carrots in oil for 5 min until soft. Add garlic. Add squash and broth to boil. Add sage and boil 20 minutes. Blend in a food processor-you might need to do it in shifts. Also, add some parmesan cheese. This makes alot of soup! Like ALOT! About 7-8 cups.


Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

Yum! This soup looks so good! I love's one of my fav vegetables! Wishing you a wonderful week! Angie xo

The French Hutch said...

Your Butternut Squash Soup looks delicious. I'm a soup lover and this will go into my bookmarks. Yum. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

The French Hutch

very merry vintage style said...

I love to collect recipes for soup--the soup season has begun! Thanks for linking to Share the Love Wednesday

Carolyn said...

Your soup looks delicious. I love fall soups. I would love for you to share this project on my Inspiration Board {link party}. I know my readers would really enjoy it. Thanks!
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Katie said...

Great recipe. I make my butternut squash soup very similar to your recipe! New follower of yours!

Anonymous said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE Btnut squash ... never made the soup - and you have inspired me :) Stopping in to follow from the blog hop - hope you have time to visit and return the favor soon. Ohhh ... and enter to win a free copy of my book too!!

Marie said...

MMMMM sounds so good! Thanks so much for linking up with us at Show & Share!


PharmerSue said...

My squash soup recipe has a different "secret " ingredient & that is canned pumpkin. Yum! Pie mix type means you don't necessarily need to use pumpkin pie spices. Regular pumpkin needs the pie spice. Add some heavy cream or 1/2 & 1/2 & double yum. Warms the soul on rainy days!

PharmerSue said...

Fall, soul warming soups are the best! I'm ready! My squash soup has pumpkin in it! Yum!


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