Butternut Squash Soup & Health Benefits

Great recipe and well articulated write-up. Thanks!

ByzantineFlowers

butternut_squash_cutThis is a great winter soup! It’s rich in potassium, folic acid, magnesium, and omega 3s. Smooth, delicious and nutritious, once you try this super food, they’ll never want to go without it again.

It’s Low in Calories, Vitamin Rich, a Cancer Prevention Food , it’s great for Heart, Colon, Eyes, Bones, & Prostate Health.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 medium size squash (cleaned & remove skin, cut into large cubes)
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove of fresh garlic
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 2 Tbsp of fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp of thyme
  • sea salt & pepper to taste
  • olive oil (1st press, cold press, extra virgin)
  • purified water
  • pecorino cheese topping (optional)

Directions:

  1. Clean and remove seeds, cut in large cubes & remove skin.
  2. Chop, dice/mince, ingredients and mix all in a large pot in medium-high heat with olive oil. Saute for 5 – 6 mins., add purified water to cover the vegetables.
  3. Lower heat setting & cover, cook for 30 –…

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