Jacc's Squash Soup

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Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby Dani » Sun Sep 23, 2007 7:19 pm

If you haven't tried it, DO IT THIS FALL!!

I made it again tonight. It was a windy, cool but sunny, perfect fall day.

This soup and some fresh buns were the perfect supper for a house of sickies. I added a little cumin and a little maple syrup just for fun. It was very yummy.

The recipe is in one of the stickies. And for a good reason.

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Postby RA. » Sun Sep 23, 2007 8:07 pm

Ya, I love that one. I will have to make it again soon as well. It's so yummy!
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Postby mayhem » Mon Oct 15, 2007 7:46 pm

Did it again today! My oh my, it's better than I remember. The kids gobbled it down too!

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Postby a_beacher » Mon Oct 15, 2007 9:09 pm

Is this the recipe you guys are talking about? It looks so easy to make. I might have to give it a try. Yummy!

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Butternut Squash soup
is easy! And delicious.

Cut one really big, or two medium sized squash (the beige ones with orange flesh, that's butternut right?)

Gut them, Put them in the oven at 350 for 40-50 minutes (or until a fork sinks in without resistance) I sometimes flip them over after 25 minutes.

Scoop out flesh (into a bowl) (which can keep until the following day if you don't have time to make the whole soup that evening)

In a deep pot, with a bit of olive oil, sautee some onions and a bit of garlic. Add squash and enough chicken broth to cover the squash and a bit more (usually 1200-1500ml).

Bring to a boil, simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes.

Blend with a hand mixer.

Add half a cup of half&half cream or coffee cream. stir and warm over medium heat for 5 mintues or so.

Salt and pepper to taste.

It's really nice with diced cheddar or monterey jack cheese in it.

Enjoy fellow soup eaters!

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Postby RA. » Mon Oct 15, 2007 9:18 pm

That's the one. So good.
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Postby Iron-North » Mon Oct 15, 2007 9:20 pm

I like soup!
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Postby mayhem » Tue Oct 16, 2007 6:57 am

yep!
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Postby Samantha » Tue Oct 16, 2007 8:42 am

a_beacher wrote:Is this the recipe you guys are talking about? It looks so easy to make. I might have to give it a try. Yummy!

Jacc wrote:
Butternut Squash soup
is easy! And delicious.

Cut one really big, or two medium sized squash (the beige ones with orange flesh, that's butternut right?)

Gut them, Put them in the oven at 350 for 40-50 minutes (or until a fork sinks in without resistance) I sometimes flip them over after 25 minutes.

Scoop out flesh (into a bowl) (which can keep until the following day if you don't have time to make the whole soup that evening)

In a deep pot, with a bit of olive oil, sautee some onions and a bit of garlic. Add squash and enough chicken broth to cover the squash and a bit more (usually 1200-1500ml).

Bring to a boil, simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes.

Blend with a hand mixer.

Add half a cup of half&half cream or coffee cream. stir and warm over medium heat for 5 mintues or so.

Salt and pepper to taste.

It's really nice with diced cheddar or monterey jack cheese in it.

Enjoy fellow soup eaters!


If you want to make it even easier roast the onions and garlic with the squash.

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Postby bruyere » Mon Oct 29, 2007 9:12 pm

I did it!!! I made soup!

Where's the I'm-so-proud-of-myself-I'm-a-big-girl-now! emoticon?

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Postby bruyere » Tue Oct 30, 2007 1:20 pm

Hey, neat, I passed the recipe on to a Facebook friend this morning (giving Jacc full credit, of course!) and she's already made it. She loves it. :D

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Postby La » Tue Oct 30, 2007 3:26 pm

For those who are calorie-conscious, you could substitute evaporated milk for the cream.

Another variation would be to make this with baked sweet potatoes!
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Postby Size5 » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:35 pm

I add a healthy dose of curry to mine - and LOVE it! Oh I also roast a whole bulb of garlic while I'm cooking the squash and throw that in too.

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Postby Stephan » Fri Nov 02, 2007 5:33 pm

It's one of my favorites as well, I make it all the time..thanks Jacc!!!

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Postby CeilidhOnTheRun » Fri Nov 02, 2007 6:11 pm

I amde it with both squash and sweet potatoes (together) this week.. I loved it! :P yum
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Postby Stephan » Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:59 pm

Making some tonight!!!!!!! Love it!!!!!!

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Postby Stephan » Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:43 pm

mmmmmm mmmmm good!!!! Used a bit too much cream...but heh..it's all good baby!!!

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Re: Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby bruyere » Sun Nov 15, 2009 5:37 pm

I made the soup again last night but I discovered, to my dismay, that I had bought BEEF broth. GAH!

So, I made the soup with just water instead of broth. Threw in some extra salt and onion. Know what? Still really really yummy. Didn't notice anything missing. :)
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Re: Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby jes » Sun Nov 15, 2009 5:54 pm

I think I'll try this. I don't know if I like squash, but I do like soup :D
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Re: Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby QuickChick » Sun Nov 15, 2009 7:36 pm

I made squash soup a couple times over the last month as well. Basically I did what James' recipe says, sans cream. Then I put in a can of pumpkin and an apple, some curry powder, cumin, some cinnamon and a few shots of tabasco. Don't ask amounts... I basically added stuff, tasted, added more if needed. :) I love soup!
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Re: Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby bruyere » Sun Nov 15, 2009 7:50 pm

Rosemary. I forgot. That was the other thing I added extra of last night. It seems I like rosemary. I usually like to throw roasted red pepper in there, too. But I totally forgot last night!
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Re: Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Sun Nov 15, 2009 9:40 pm

Going to give this a try this week. I love squash, I love soup, it's sure to be a winner.
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Re: Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby bruyere » Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:17 pm

May I just add... I just had a bowl of my soup, with a Havarti and Edam grilled cheese sandwich and a glass of wine.

Talk about your warm comfort food! :)
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Re: Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby deerdree » Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:21 pm

bruyere wrote:May I just add... I just had a bowl of my soup, with a Havarti and Edam grilled cheese sandwich and a glass of wine.

Talk about your warm comfort food! :)

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Re: Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby trixiee » Mon Nov 16, 2009 7:08 am

It's on the menu tonight! We'll see what "secret" ingredients I add! :wink:
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Re: Jacc's Squash Soup

Postby Ironboy » Mon Nov 16, 2009 10:04 am

I love to see all the unique variations and additions people make.


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