Butternut Squash and Thyme Soup

Butternut Squash and Thyme Soup

Butternut Squash and Thyme Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 butternut squash peeled, seeded, and cubed
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 heaping tablespoon fresh thyme leaves plus more for serving (rosemary can also be used)
  • optional: Greek yogurt sour cream, or cashew cream for serving

Instructions

  • In a large pot, saute onion in olive oil until browned and softened.
  • Add the garlic, stir until fragrant (about one minute).
  • Add the squash, broth, and salt and pepper. Stir, bring to a boil, and simmer for 20-30 minutes (or until squash is tender).
  • Stir in the thyme.
  • Mash with a potato masher.
  • Serve garnished with extra thyme and Greek yogurt, sour cream, or cashew cream (if desired)