Monday, October 3, 2011

Butternut Squash Soup

Has the weather got you down?  
Try this yummy soup.

2T.  butter
1 large sweet onion
1/2 t. rosemary
2 cloves garlic
5 cups peeled diced butternut squash
1 cup peeled diced potato
5 c.  chicken stock
1 t. salt
pepper to taste
1/2 c. cream
1 1/2 c. diced ham  (thick deli slices)

melt butter in large pot.  stir in onion and rosemary.  cook until onion is soft.   add garlic, cook 1 min.  add squash, potatoes, salt and chicken stock.  Bring to boil and simmer until squash and potatoes are soft.  (about 20-25 min).  add ham just before serving.  drizzle a little cream into individual bowls. 

*try not to cut your fingers off when peeling the squash.  anyone know an easy way to peel one?...let me know.

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