Monday, December 30, 2013

Butternut Squash Soup with Apples and Gouda





Wanted to share with you some great soup.  Very simple.  Very delicious.  Pick the best ingredients because this soup totally relies on the ingredients being the best.

We were on our Anniversary trip to Cape Cod when I made this soup.  I did not have a blender to puree it but it didn't matter, it totally was delicious.

It was a bit chilly that day so it felt like warmth being breathed into our bodies, right to our core. We had it first while we waited to dig into our lobster.  It was truly a magical evening and the soup was no exception.

Butternut Squash Soup with Apples and Gouda
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1 butternut squash, cleaned and chopped
1 large onion, chopped
2 tablespoons butter
1 quart chicken stock*
1 Crispin apple or Granny Smith, skinned and chopped
8 ounces smoked gouda, divided
s and p to taste

In soup pot, sauté onion in butter until lightly golden.  Add butternut squash and cook in butter and onion for about five minutes.  Add in stock and apples.  Cook for twenty minutes.  Blend.  Place in serving bowls and divide cheese among bowls.

*Traders Joe's Free Range Broth.

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