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Two Snooty Chefs’ Roasted Butternut & Acorn Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup with Spiced Walnuts and retuffle oil

This delicious soup is lovely as an entree
on a cold autumn night
or as a starter for a special holiday meal.
Rich butternut squash soup is
garnished with Cranberry Relish,
Spiced Walnuts and Black Truffle Oil.


Ingredients Yield 1 pint

1/2 pint or 1 lb 4 ounces of roasted butternut squash (meat only)
1/2 pint roasted acorn squash (meat only)
1 pint chicken or vegetable stock
1 cup heavy cream
¼ yellow onion dice small
1 T butter
¼ t nutmeg
¼ t ginger
¼ t allspice
a drizzle of Casina Rossa Black Truffle Oil

Procédure
-To roast squash, cut in half, remove seed and cook at 400° for 50-60 minutes
or until meat is fork tender.
-Cool squash and then remove meat and puree
-Sweat onions with butter in large soup pot. Add squash meat and stock
and blend well
-Add spices and simmer for 10 minutes
-Add cream and seasons with kosher salt and white pepper

Topping for Soup
Cranberry compote

Ingrédients
2 ounces fresh cranberries
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup water
1 pinch zest of lemon
Bring sugar and water to boil, add cranberries and zest of lemon, bring to boil
and simmer 5 minutes. Set aside.


Southwest Sedona Spicy Walnuts
Ingrédients

1 cup walnuts
½ cup confectioners’ sugar
2 T canola oil
½ T Two Snooty Chefs Southwest Sedona Gourmet Spice Blend

Procédure

-Boil walnuts in water for 1 minute.
-Drain walnuts and coat with Two Snooty Chefs
Southwest Sedona Gourmet Spice Blend
-Coat with confection sugar, repeat till sugar is absorbed
-Saute in oil till golden brown
-Store warm till needed

Serving Soup
Place 8 ounce a soup in serving bowl, add 2 T Carnberry compote and top with 1 T Southwest Sedona Spicy Walnuts then sprinkle our Seattle Seasonings Salt for more flavor and drizzle with Casina Rossa Black Truffle Oil.

About Keli Sim DeRitis

Keli Sim DeRitis is an artist, designer, passionate cook, teacher, and tour guide. Keli founded Poggi Bonsi in 2001 to share her love of European travel, food, wine, and culture. Connect with me on Google+

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Keli Sim DeRitis is an artist, designer, passionate cook, teacher, and tour guide. Keli founded Poggi Bonsi in 2001 to share her love of European travel, food, wine, and culture.
Connect with me on Google+

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