Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 med Onion diced
  • 3 clv Garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp Ginger, freshly grated
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1 lg Carrot, peeled and diced
  • 4 cp Butternut Squash peeled, seeded and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 3 cp Chicken Broth
  • Kosher Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cpsSlivered Almonds

Directions

  1. Add oil to a stockpot and heat over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic, cooking until softened, about 6-8 minutes.
  3. Add grated ginger, paprika, along with the carrot and butternut squash, stirring well to combine.
  4. Add broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce to a simmer and cook, partially covered, for about 20 minutes or until squash is fork tender.
  6. Remove soup from the heat and let cool slightly.
  7. Puree with an immersion blender until smooth.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Garnish with slivered almonds and more pepper to taste.