Gingered Butternut Squash Soup with Fresh Sage

  • Active Time 15m
  • Total Time 25m

Serves 6

ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion
  • 2 cups diced butternut squash (peeled and seeded)
  • 2 small cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 2-inch piece ginger root, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage (2 teaspoons if using dried sage)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground clove (optional)
  • 3 cups fat free chicken stock (or vegetable stock)
  • Salt and pepper (optional)
  • White truffle oil (optional)

directions

Heat 2-quart saucepan and add olive oil. Add onion and sauté over low heat until soft and translucent. Add diced squash, garlic, ginger, herbs and spices. Cook for five minutes. Add stock. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer; cook until squash is soft; five to ten minutes.

Puree with blender or food processor. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle each serving with 1/2 teaspoon white truffle oil. Yield approximately five cups.

Recipe created exclusively for Cooking.com by Chef Jason Bobson.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 5805

nutrition information per serving

74 calories; 2g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 88mg sodium; 9g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 4g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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