This recipe is from Simply Recipe's and it is simply delicious (how's that for clever?). I did add more celery and carrots than it called for as well as some olive oil to the butter. I served it with Parmesan croutons (and bread sticks) and it is Fall in a bowl.
Butternut Squash Apple Soup
* 1 yellow onion, chopped
* 1 rib of celery, chopped
* I carrot, chopped
* 1 Tbsp butter
* 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, chopped
* 1 tart green apple, peeled, cored, chopped (squash and apple should be at a 3 to 1 ratio)
* 3 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth if vegetarian)*
* Pinches of nutmeg, cinnamon, salt and pepper
*If cooking gluten-free, use gluten-free broth.
Combine butter, onion, celery, and carrot in large saucepan. Cook for 5 minutes. Add squash, apple, and broth. Bring to boil. Simmer for 10 minutes or until squash is soft. Puree. Add spices to taste.
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