Butternut Squash Bisque

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 Tbsp Butter
1/2 Cup White Onion, chopped
1 Cup Carrots, chopped
4 Cups Butternut Squash, peeled and chopped
3 Cups Vegetable Stock
1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
Salt & Pepper, to taste
Ground Nutmeg, to taste
Sour Cream, for topping
Pumpkin Seeds, toasted, for topping

Directions:

  1. Peel and cube the squash, chop the carrots, and chop the onion.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet or pot over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until tender.
  3. Add the carrots and squash, stir to combine.
  4. Pour in the vegetable stock and season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the veggies are tender.
  5. Pour the soup into a food processor or blender, and pulse until smooth and all chunks are gone.
  6. Add back to the skillet or pot and heat on low. Add the heavy cream and stir to combine.
  7. In a separate pan, heat the pumpkin seeds over medium heat until lightly toasted.
  8. Ladle the soup into bowls and top with sour cream, pumpkin seeds, and nutmeg.