Butternut Squash Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Makes: 8

Ingredients

  1. 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  2. 1 onion, roughly chopped
  3. 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed
  4. 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped
  5. 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  6. 1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
  7. 8 cups (2 L) vegetable broth

Method

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook 3 to 4 min., until starting to soften. Stir in squash, celery, garlic and pepper. Pour in vegetable broth. Bring to boil over high heat, then reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, 25 to 30 min., until squash is fork-tender. 
  2. Use an immersion blender to purée soup until smooth. Reheat on low before serving.