AuthorLeah St John, CHNDifficultyIntermediateRating

Butternut squash is an excellent source of vitamin A and one of the healthiest starches you can get. It has a gentle sweetness to it which pairs well with the bold curry flavor and embraces the sweetness of apple.

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr

 1 large butternut squash
 2 sweet apples
 1 large onion
 1 l vegetable stock
 13.50 fl oz can of coconut milk
 1 tbsp avocado oil
 1 tbsp mild curry powder
 ½ tsp cumin powder
 ½ tsp turmeric powder
 ½ tsp dried ginger
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 1 garlic clove
 Himalayan salt & black pepper, to taste
 Fresh cilantro (optional)

1

Peel the squash. Dice the squash, onions, and apples, and mince the garlic.

2

Heat the oil in a large soup pot, and add the onions. Simmer until golden.

3

Add the spices and garlic to the pot, stirring frequently for about 1 minute.

4

Add the butternut squash, apple, and vegetable stock.

5

Put a lid on the pot, and allow to simmer for about 30 minutes, or until butternut squash is soft.

6

Use an immersion blender or add to your blender in batches to create a smooth creamy consistency. Stir in the coconut cream until combined.

7

Serve up the soup, and top with fresh cilantro and a spoonful of coconut cream if desired.

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Ingredients

 1 large butternut squash
 2 sweet apples
 1 large onion
 1 l vegetable stock
 13.50 fl oz can of coconut milk
 1 tbsp avocado oil
 1 tbsp mild curry powder
 ½ tsp cumin powder
 ½ tsp turmeric powder
 ½ tsp dried ginger
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 1 garlic clove
 Himalayan salt & black pepper, to taste
 Fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions

1

Peel the squash. Dice the squash, onions, and apples, and mince the garlic.

2

Heat the oil in a large soup pot, and add the onions. Simmer until golden.

3

Add the spices and garlic to the pot, stirring frequently for about 1 minute.

4

Add the butternut squash, apple, and vegetable stock.

5

Put a lid on the pot, and allow to simmer for about 30 minutes, or until butternut squash is soft.

6

Use an immersion blender or add to your blender in batches to create a smooth creamy consistency. Stir in the coconut cream until combined.

7

Serve up the soup, and top with fresh cilantro and a spoonful of coconut cream if desired.

Curried Butternut Squash & Apple Soup
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