KMCG Recipe Nook: Creamy Butternut Squash & Sage Soup

KMCG Recipe Nook: Creamy Butternut Squash & Sage Soup

January 02, 2023
Share |

Creamy Butternut Squash & Sage Soup from TasteofHome.com

 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed peeled butternut squash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • soup:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 medium sweet potato, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place squash in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with sage, salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Roast 30-35 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, heat oil and 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 30-40 minutes or until deep golden brown, stirring occasionally. Stir in salt, pepper flakes and pepper.

Add water, sweet potato and carrot to saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add squash mixture and remaining butter to soup. Puree soup using an immersion blender. Or cool soup slightly and puree in batches in a blender; return to pan and heat through.