share
cookmode
print
You must be logged in to bookmark
Log In / Sign Up
bookmark
You must be logged in to rate
Log In / Sign Up
rate recipe
image2

Roasted butternut squash & apple soup with spiced pumpkin seeds

This vibrant soup is jam-packed with goodness. The pumpkin seed topping, adds a great source of plant based protein, and also make a delicious snack on their own. Recipe from The Food Effect, written by Dr Michelle Braude.

image2

Ingredients

For the soup

2 tbsp olive oil

1 large white onion, diced

2 green apples, peeled and chopped

1 tsp xylitol sugar alternative (available in stores as Total Sweet)

½ tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp ground ginger

¼ tsp chilli powder

1.5 tsp fine sea salt

2 kg butternut squash, peeled, de-seeded and cut into cubes

8 cups vegetable stock (made from vegetable stock powder)

For the spiced pumpkin seeds

1 cup pumpkin seeds

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

½ tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp chilli powder

Generous pinch of salt and black pepper

Instructions

1

Heat the oil in a large pot over a medium heat.

2

Add the chopped onion, apple, cinnamon, ginger, chilli powder and salt.

3

Cook, whilst stirring occasionally, for around 5 minutes.

4

Add the butternut squash to the pot, and stir to coat for another 5 minutes.

5

Add the stock, bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer, with the pot covered, for around 40-50 minutes, until the squash is soft.

6

Allow the soup to cool and blend in a blender or with a hand-held immersion blender until completely smooth.

7

To make the spiced pumpkin seeds – combine the oil, cinnamon, chilli powder, salt and pepper together in a small bowl. Add the pumpkin seeds and stir to coat.

8

Heat a pan over a medium heat.

9

Add the pumpkin seeds, and allow to toast in the pan, whilst stirring to ensure they don’t burn, for around 3-5 minutes.

10

Remove from heat and allow to cool fully.

11

Serve the soup heated, with a generous sprinkling of spiced pumpkin seeds on top.

Categories:

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information )

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Jewish Vegetarian Society
Close Cookmode