Cosy Squash Soup Recipe

  • 1 large squash
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 2 large apples peeled, cored and chopped into cubes
  • 1 tbsp toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 400g (1 can) chopped tomatoes
  • 1 litre vegetable broth (homemade if possible)

 

Directions

Place the full squash upright into roasting tin & add to a preheated oven set to 200ºC/gas mark 6 for 25 minutes, or until the skin has thinned and is easy to peel away with a sharp knife.

Allow the squash to cool before peeling away the skin and removing the seeds, then cut into 1 inch cubes.

In a large pan, add the coconut oil & begin to fry off the onions, garlic & apple until softened.

Add the cubed squash, chopped tomatoes & paprika, along with the vegetable stock.

Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

Allow to cool before puréeing to a smooth texture (note; more vegetable stock can be added at this stage if a thinner soup is required).

Warm and top with toasted pumpkin seeds to serve – Enjoy!

 

 

Amy Griffiths, Well Being Freedom Services Ltd ©

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