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The main ingredient of butternut squash soup is a fruitcalled butternut squash. It is used in a variety of dishes from soups andcasseroles to muffins. Its deliciously sweet taste makes for a very exoticsoup, but that’s not even the best of it. This fruit has many health benefits,as it is rich in vitamins, magnesium, potassium and fiber. It is naturally notvery high in the fats and cholesterol, and there are various ways of making thissoup which help keep it that way. It is recommended for everyone, but those whobenefit from it the most are people with heart and digestive problems.

How much this soup will be healthy greatly depends on themethods of preparing it and the ingredients with which is made. When preparedthe right way, its calories are reduced to a minimum.

Easy butternut squash soup recipe

This is the most basic recipe for preparing this soup. Aswith any butternut squash soup recipe, the first step is always to peel thebutternut squash and eliminate its seeds. After that is done, butternut squashis to be cut into very small cubes. These cubes should be added to a pot inwhich a normal-sized chopped onion and two tablespoons of unsalted butter arealready melted and waiting. It is also important to make sure that the onionshave been lightly fried until they have become somewhat transparent. When thebutternut squash is added to the mixture, it should be cooked on a lowtemperature while adding chicken soup. This whole mixture should be left slowlycooking with occasional stirring for about half an hour until the squash is allspongy and gentle. When this happens, the squash should be picked from themixture and blended together with a mixer. After it is determined to beperfectly smooth and blended, it can be returned to the soup and spiced withsalt and pepper.

Other butternut squash soup recipes

The above-mentioned method of making butternut squash soupis the basis for any alternative method of preparing this soup. All thatdiffers is that other methods have some additional ingredients. Some of themore popular recipes are the ones using a vegetable soup or an apple soup. Whenbutternut squash soup is prepared with vegetables, the best ones to use arecarrots, potatoes and celery, and the soup is at its prime when they are allmixed together. As for the apple soup, it is made with green apples andrepresents quite the little gem of butternut squash soups as it tastesexceptionally well, especially when it’s added a pinch of cinnamon.

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