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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Simple Squash Soup

1sm          Onion - diced
1 TBLs     Butter
splash       Olive Oil
1              Butternut Squash
3-4 cups  Chicken Broth
1/2 tsp     Dried Marjoram
1/8 tsp     Cayeene Pepper (1/4 if you want it spicy)
to taste     Coconut Milk (about 1/2 cup or so)

1.Take squash and cut in half lengthwise. Oil and bake in oven on 400 degrees face down on a pan about 40 minutes or until tender. (in a pinch - microwave face down on a plate for 10 minutes for each half)

2. In a pot on med heat, saute` onions in olive oil and butter until tender and slightly brown. salt and pepper

3. Add chicken broth (you can use water and bouillon) and dried herbs.

Scoop out cooked squash and place in a blender (or food processor) add cooked onion mix.

4. Puree all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Return to pot. Salt and pepper.
Add coconut milk to get consistency you want. Taste.

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