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Butternut Squash Maple Apple Soup

Butternut Squash Maple Apple Soup has a naturally sweet flavor and when combined with your favorite apples it is a super cozy comfort food that will make you want to curl up with a blanket, a book and a big spoon.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Course: Appetizer, Soup
Cuisine: Canadian
Keyword: Butternut squash maple apple soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 340kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 cups butternut squash (2 medium butternut squash), seeds removed
  • 2-3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 honey crisp or gala apple (or your favorite), chopped
  • 1 cup carrot, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups coconut milk or milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degree F. Cut squash in half lenghtwise. Drizzle the desired amount of maple syrup over each squash (or substitute olive oil). Place squash face side down on a baking sheet. Roast for 1 hour or until squash is tender when poked with a fork. Remove and cool for 10 minutes.

  • Heat butter in a Dutch oven over medium high heat. Add onions, and sauté for 5 minutes until translucent but not browned. Add apples, carrots and cinnamon and cook for 10 minutes. .
  • Once the squash is cooled, scoop it out and add to the pot along with the chicken broth and cinnamon and simmer for 20 minutes, covered. Remove from heat Add milk, salt and pepper.
    Place half of the soup in your blender and blend until creamy. At this point, you can add more chicken broth or milk if it's not thin enough. Return to pot and season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 340kcal
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