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Spiced Apple & Butternut Squash
Created for Thermomix TM5  & TM31
INGREDIENTS
  • 750g butternut squash – peeled, de-seeded & roughly chopped
  • 1 medium onion – skinned & quartered
  • 2 x eating apples – cored & quartered (skin left on)
  • 2 cloves garlic – skinned
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground tumeric
  • 50 g olive oil
  • 500g vegetable stock
  • Maldon sea salt – to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper – to taste
TO GARNISH
  • 100g creamy yoghurt or crème fraîche
  • chilli or basil oil
  • finely shredded basil leaves
 PREPARATION
  1. Place the onion, apple & garlic into TM bowl with MC in place & chop 2 seconds/speed 5
  2. Add olive oil & sauté 5min/100 degrees/speed 1
  3. Add prepared pumpkin, coriander, cumin, tumeric & vegetable stock & cook 20 min/100 degrees, speed 1
  4. Purée 1 min/speed 5-10, increasing speed gradually for the first 5 seconds with MC in place
  5. Test for seasoning and adjust to taste
GARNISH
  1. Pour the hot soup into warmed bowls
  2. Add one or two tea spoons of yoghurt or crème fraîche and swirl around the bowl
  3. Drizzle a little chilli oil or basil oil over the soup – see photo
  4. Finish with finely shredded basil leaves and serve with TM bread rolls.
MALCY tip:

If too thick, just add a little more stock and blend for a few seconds on speed 5

To add some ‘texture crunch’; ‘dry fry’ some pumpkin seeds and scatter over the soup with other garnish to serve.

Please note this recipe has not been approved by Thermomix.uk

 

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