Halloween Vegetable Bisque

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Halloween Vegetable Bisque
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Health Score:
6,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
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Healthy, because

Even smarter

Thanks to the butternut squash, this festive Halloween appetizer is rich in vitamin A, which helps keep vision healthy, as well as vitamin C.

Serve this soup with a simple side salad and whole wheat baguette for a simple autumn lunch.

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 shallot (finely chopped)
½ inch fresh ginger (finely chopped)
1 clove garlic cloves (finely chopped)
2 ½ Tbsps butter
4 cups Butternut squash (peeled, deseeded and diced)
4 cups vegetable stock
Nutmeg
6 ozs cream
1 bunch Chives (chopped)
8 Currants
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Butternut squashChivesgarlic cloveshallotgingerNutmeg

Preparation steps

1.
Fry the shallot, ginger and garlic in a pot in the butter. Add the squash, fry for a few minutes and then add the stock.
2.
Season with salt, ground black pepper and nutmeg and cook on a medium heat for 20-25 min.
3.

Puree using a hand blender, stir in 5-1/2 ounces of cream, bring to a low boil, and season to taste.

4.

Ladle into preheated bowls. If desired, use the remaining cream to "draw" ghost shapes on the soup. Use the currants to give the ghost's their eyes.