Simple butternut soup recipe
Soup is one of the few foods that are truly universal. No matter where in the world you go there will be a culture-specific soup for you to experience and enjoy. Maybe it’s because of how easy it is to make, how healthy you can make it or just how you can throw whatever you have leftover into a pot and seeing what happens soup is all-inclusive.
During this chilly winter season soup can really become our best friend, as it can warm you up on those cold evenings and has several health benefits. Since butternut is an excellent source of beta carotene and potassium it can improve eye health as well as work to lower your blood pressure. If you would like to try some for yourself, here is a super easy recipe for some delicious butternut soup
- Butternut x1
- Onion x1
- Carrot x2 (Optional)
- Mixed herb spices
- Cinnamon sticks
- Black pepper
- Chicken stock
- Sachet of brown onion soup
- Cream (Optional)
How to make:
- Take butternut and chop it up into small chunks and remove the seeds.
- Add in a diced up onion and a carrot or two if you have some available.
- Add in any mixed herb spices you think would be tasty.
- Add a few cinnamon sticks, a pinch of salt and black pepper then vegetable or chicken stock to your delicious combination.
- Top your pot up with water and let it cook on a medium to high heat until the veggies are soft. (Don’t forget to keep an eye on it so it doesn’t burn or boil over.)
- After roughly an hour of cooking (depending on how long it takes to fully cook) mash or blend soup up until smooth and add in a sachet of brown onion soup and some cream and if you’d like.
- Finally, let your soup cook for another 10-15 minutes and enjoy.