If you planning to use butternut squash , this is the most easiest, tastiest recipe you will ever come across. Instant pot blender made our job much much easier .
Bringing you all one of our favorite soup ,butternut squash soup recipe.
1 butternut squash
1/2 big or 1 small onion
Small piece of ginger and garlic
1 teaspoon salt
Ground black Pepper
2 to 3 cups Vegetable broth
Preheat the oven at 400F.
Wash and Trim the edges of butternut squash .
Cut into half ,remove the seeds . Cut lengthwise again making it total 4 pieces .
Place them in a baking tray , brush some oil /butter on squash pieces . Sprinkle salt and pepper .
Bake them in preheated oven for almost 1 hour . (After 30 minutes of baking , you can add half oil coated onion to bake in oven (optional) ).
Once done ,switch off the oven ( every oven is different ,don’t burn them.take out 5 -10 minutes early if required)
Let it cool, peel of the skin and take out the flesh to a bowl. (Yumm , I can eat this right away)
In Instant pot blender , add baked butternut squash, baked onion, ginger,garlic ,salt ,pepper ,olive oil and vegetable broth.
Close the lid of the blender.
Press soup button,setting 1.
It takes almost 12 to 14 minutes for the countdown to start . Reaches 130 to 140 F and stirs/mix every one minute and continues cooking .
Once done switch off .
I did press puree button at the end for 30 seconds to crush everything .
Ta- da yummiest butternut squash is done . Enjoy with your choice of bread.
— Green apples and carrots can be added.
— vegetable broth can be replaced by 2 cups milk and 1 cup water .
— setting 2 in blender gives you smooth soup, setting 1 is for chunky soup.