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Sweet Curry Buttnernut Squash Soup from Julie Cove

Autumn has officially arrived! With it comes cooler temperatures and great Autumn produce.  Take advantage of all the ripe squash and make this delicious soup! A butternut squash soup with a cilantro creme makes the perfect treat for a cold day.

Sweet Curry Butternut Squash w/ Cliantro Cream

Ingredients

  • 1 sm-med sized organic butternut squash
  • 1 sweet organic onion, diced
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp fresh lemongrass, tender white portion only, finely minced
  • 1 tbsp raw organic coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp garam Marsala
  • 1/2 tsp organic curry powder
  • 3/4 cup organic coconut milk
  • 1 1/4 cup filtered water + 1/4 cup
  • 2 dried dates, soaked for 1 hour min

Instructions

  1. Carefully cut squash length wise and remove seeds.
  2. Roast cut side down in 350 degree oven on parchment paper until fork tender, approx 45-60 mins.
  3. Remove from oven, set aside to cool.
  4. Lightly saute onions in pan with coconut oil, ginger, lemongrass, garam masala and curry, adding 1/4 cup water once mixture is heated thru, simmer 1-2 mins and then remove from heat.
  5. Scoop squash into blender or food processor, add onion mixture, coconut water and dates and blend til smooth, adjusting consistency with additional water if required.

Quick notes

Serve luke warm with Cilantro Lime creme or you may gently reheat, carefully, so as not to burn. Enjoy alongside a salad.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Cilantro Lime Creme

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup organic Brazil nuts, soaked 2 hours min
  • 6 tbsp organic cilantro, roughly chopped
  • juice of one organic lime
  • 1 tbsp raw organic coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp fine Himilayan salt

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and combine until creamy.
  2. Drizzle over soup.


Thank you so much for a fabulous week Julie!  Head on over to Alkaline Sisters and get to know Julie, you won’t be disappointed!  Be sure to check out Julie in our Autumn issue of Where Women Cook!

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