Soup’s on

Yes, I know it was 73 degrees here today!  However, it is January and another cold snap is predicted later in the week.  So, a great time for soup.  Butternut squash soup not only provides a warm, tasty and nutritious meal, but is a feast for the eyes as well.

Peel and cube the squash.


Add one chopped onion.


Saute squash and onion for about 10 minutes.

Add 5 cups chicken or vegetable broth, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, 1 bay leaf, 1 teaspoon dried oregano and nutmeg to taste.


Simmer, uncovered for about 20 minutes.


Puree in food processor.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.


Garnish with croutons.




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2 responses to “Soup’s on

  1. Jean Johnson


  2. Karen

    First of all 73F , wow, great weather! Second, thank you for the simple but delicious soup. The bread recipe you gave me will go great with it! Just what we need on these rainy dark nights.

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