Butternut Squash Soup
Serves 4
  • 600g of butternut squash, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks of celery, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh chopped sage leaves
  • ½ teaspoon of fennel seeds
  • 1.5 litres of chicken or vegetable stock
  • salt and black pepper
  • Spray oil
  1. Spray a large saucepan over a medium high heat with Spray oil.
  2. Add the onion and celery and fry till softened.
  3. Add the butternut squash, sage and fennel and a little salt and black pepper and fry for a further couple of mins.
  4. Pour in the stock, bring to a boil and then reduce heat, cover and simmer for approx 30-45 mins until squash has softened.
  5. Add to a blender and blend until smooth.
  6. Ladle into bowls and garnish with sage leaves.
Recipe by Slimming Eats - Weight Watchers and Slimming World Recipes at http://www.slimmingeats.com/blog/butternut-squash-soup