March 16

Instant Pot Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

This is a great soup. Especially when you can find the tubs of pre-cut squash at Costco.

Instant Pot Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 tsp. diced garlic
  • 1 tsp. fresh ground ginger
  • 2 lb. butternut squash peeled and cubed 1 medium squash
  • 1 medium apple peeled cored and chopped
  • 1 tsp. sage
  • 1/8 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 3 c. chicken stock
  • 3 oz. goat cheese or cream cheese
  • 1/3 c. Parmesan cheese
  • Salted Pepitas for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Turn your Instant Pot on to the Saute function. Add the olive oil, onions and bell pepper. Saute on high for 4 minutes. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 1 minute. Add the cubed squash, apple, sage, chili powder, sea salt and chicken stock.
  • Place the lid on your Instant Pot and move the knob to seal. Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes and do a quick release of the pressure.
  • Using an immersion blender in the Instant Pot, puree the mixture. Add the goat cheese and Parmesan and continue pureeing until very smooth.
  • Serve garnished with Pepitas.

Notes

Original recipe: https://www.thecreativebite.com/pressure-cooker-creamy-butternut-squash-soup/
Keyword Instant Pot
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November 4

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash

This was a great recipe. Costco sells containers of cubed butternut squash which makes this recipe so easy.  Definitely one that is easy and really tasty!

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb Butternut Squash cubed pieces
  • 1 tbsp Butter melted
  • 1.5 tbsp Honey
  • Kosher Salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Melt butter for a few seconds in a small bowl in the microwave, and then add the honey. Stir until combined.
  • Place squash cubes on a large shallow baking pan or cookie sheet and drizzle with honey butter mixture. Lightly sprinkle with kosher salt (to taste).
  • Dig in with your hands and gently toss squash until all pieces are coated.
  • Roast in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until squash is golden brown. Serve hot!

Notes

Original recipe: http://triedandtriedagain.blogspot.com/2012/02/honey-roasted-butternut-squash.html
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