Butternut Squash Soup

by Frigidaire Professional®

SERVINGS: 4 | Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 30 min

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    1. Heat 2 Tbsp olive oil in large heavy bottom sauce pot
    2. Add carrot, celery, shallot, garlic and thyme sprig
    3. Sauté on low heat for 5 min. Be careful not to brown
    4. Add butternut squash, cinnamon stick and broth
    5. Add additional water if needed to cover the vegetables by 1 inch
    6. Simmer soup until butternut squash is soft and easily mashed with back of a spoon
    7. Remove thyme sprig and cinnamon stick
    8. Transfer soup in batches to blender. Be careful when working with hot soup in a blender as it can splatter
    9. Blend until smooth and pour back into a sauce pot
    10. Thin soup to desired consistency by adding more broth or water
    11. Season with salt and cracked pepper
    12. Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with a small scoop of sour cream, a drizzle of olive oil and snipped chives