Healthy Butternut Squash & Apple Soup
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Butternut Squash is high in potassium, magnesium, fiber, and antioxidants to name a few.
Nutrition facts about butternut squash
Here are some key points about butternut squash.
- Butternut squash, or winter squash, is harvested in the fall but it keeps well for several months.
- It is a good source of fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants and several other key nutrients.
- The nutritional content of squash makes it beneficial for digestion, blood pressure, and for healthy skin and hair, among others.
- Squash can enhance or form the basis of a range of sweet and savory dishes.
Do you grow butternut squash? What is your favorite dish to make with them?
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Thick, creamy, and absolutely fantastic, this Butternut Squash Apple Soup is a great winter warmer and super easy to make!
- 3 cups butternut squash peeled and cut into cubes
- 4-6 cups bone broth (depending on how thick you like it)
- 1 cup onion diced
- 1 tbsp grass fed butter
- 2 apples (diced)
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp nutmeg
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp ginger
- Wash, peel, remove seeds and cube squash
- Add all ingredients to a large pot, or dutch oven.
- Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the squash is tender.
- Using an immersion blender, puree the soup.
- Taste for seasoning, and adjust if necessary.