Butternut Squash Apple Soup

butternut squash soup

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  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded and diced into 2 inch cubes
  • 3 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 8 cups stock or water
  1. In a large pot warm oil
  2. Carmelize onion, sautéing 10-15 minutes until golden brown
  3. Add squash cubes, apple slices and cinnamon and cook for 10 minutes
  4. Pour stock into pot and bring mixture to a boil
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes
  6. In a vitamix, puree soup in very small batches (for safety)
  7. Serve hot

Feel free to make this soup with other types of winter squash such as pumpkin, acorn, delicata, etc.
I used a 2 ½ pound butternut squash for this recipe (weight is prior to peeling and de-seeding)

Experiment with other warming spices such as ginger and nutmeg
I used Braeburn apples in this soup; feel free to experiment with other types of apples

Enjoy delicious paleo butternut squash apple soup!

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