Buttercup Squash Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 large buttercup squash, halved and seeded
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place squash cut-side down in a baking dish; fill with 1/4 inch of water.
  2. Bake squash in the preheated oven until tender, about 45 minutes.
  3. Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion until tender, about 10 minutes.
  4. Heat chicken broth, basil, marjoram, black pepper, and cayenne in a saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Scoop flesh from squash into a blender or food processor; add onion and cream cheese. Blend mixture until smooth, working in batches if needed. Mix squash mixture into broth mixture; cook, stirring frequently, until soup is heated through but not boiling, about 5 minutes.

Source : allrecipes.com

 

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