Roast butternut soup

Recipe from: 7/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
butternut soup

Ingredients 7
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • 1
    kg
    butternut
  • 30
    ml
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion
  • 10
    ml
    ground cumin
  • 1
    carrot
  • 1
    celery stick
  • 1
    Litres
    vegetable stock
 

Method

 

Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celcius. Put butternut on a greased baking tray and lightly brush with half olive oil.
Bake for twenty minutes, or until softened and slightly browned around edges.
Heat remaining oil in a large saucepan.
Cook onion and cumin for two minutes, then add carrots and celery and cook for a further three minutes, stirring frequently.
Add roasted butternut and stock. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for twenty minutes.
Allow to cool a little before puréeing in a blender or food processor.
Return soup to pan and gently reheat, without boiling.
Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
Top with cream, and sprinkle with parsley and black pepper.
Serve with garlic bread or crispy ciabatta.

 

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