WINNING RECIPE: Gavan the Healthy Irishman's Butternut Squash Soup

WINNING RECIPE: Gavan the Healthy Irishman's Butternut Squash Soup

Nothing warms my heart, soul and belly like a big bowl of homemade soup during the holiday season. I’ve been experimenting in my own kitchen lately, but I should probably leave it to the experts on this one…


So here’s another recipe from one of my favorite chefs, Gavan Murphy aka The Healthy Irishman—so you know it will be good, and good for you too!

Love, Molly

Butternut Squash Soup

Yields 6 cups

4 cups roughly diced and peeled butternut squash
1/2 cup white onion, diced
1 tbsp. garlic, minced
1 carrot, peeled and roughly chopped
2 tsp. ground nutmeg
5 cups low-sodium chicken/vegetable broth
2 tbsp. olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Preheat large soup pot on medium heat for 1 minute. Add olive oil. Saute onions for 5 minutes, stirring, no color. Add garlic and cook for another minute, stirring. Add the squash, carrot and nutmeg and continue to cook for 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to a simmer until vegetables are tender, approximately 30 minutes. In a blender, puree in batches until smooth and season to taste.

Note: Be careful not to overfill the blender as hot liquids expand.

All recipes are made with the finest quality farmers market whole foods, natural and non-processed ingredients as much as possible.

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