Thursday, May 20, 2010

Butternut soup

Here is a great recipe for butternut soup. It is lovely and warming on a cold day. 

Essential skills: none
Essential equipment: stick blender 

1 butternut peeled and diced
2 onions chopped
2 cloves garlic diced
2cm piece of ginger peeled and grated
1 potato peeled and diced
1 ½ stock cubes (dissolved in 750ml boiling water)
10ml oil

1.     Heat oil
2.     Add onions, fry till soft
3.     Add ginger and garlic
4.     Add butternut and potato
5.     Add stock
6.     Add enough water so that everything is covered and simmer for aprox 1 hour till all ingredients are soft.
7.     Blend thoroughly
8.     Enjoy!

For an added treat add a dash of cream before serving.


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