Butternut soup
This deliciously easy butternut soup is made in the microwave; a tasty winter warm-up meal. Soup can also be used a puree for a baby.

Prep Time: 15mins        

Cooking Time: 35mins            

Servings: 4


600g Butternut, peeled and cubed
1 onion, chopped
9g Butter
630ml Vegetable stock
8oml Heavy cream
Dash of Nutmeg
Dash of Ground cloves
Dash of Ground cinnamon
Salt & Pepper to taste


1.    In a large microwave safe dish combine the butternut, onions and butter. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes
2.    Stir in the vegetable stock and cook on high for a further 20 to 25 minutes, or until the butternut is tender
3.    Puree this mixture in a blender or food processor
4.    Add the cream and salt & pepper
5.    Microwave on high for another 3 to 4 minutes, or until heated through
6.    Flavour with nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves to taste  


If you don’t have a blender or food processor, simply mash the butternut, onion and stock mixture until smooth.

Did you know? Butternut is a rich source of fibre, magnesium, potassium and vitamin C, making butternut soup one of the most nutritious meals around

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