Tuesday, October 2, 2012

VeganMOFO: Simple Roasted Squash Soup








It's soup season, friends! Food made in the blender is one of my favorites. Super-simple and yummy. This takes a bit of prep time, wrestling the squash, but it makes a ton of leftovers to make your tummy happy for the next few days. I get a million squash and sweet potatoes this time of year from my CSA, so I make this a lot. Sometimes I add some curry spice and a bit of hot sauce in to give it a kick. But I'm a spice-wuss, so not too much. 

Ingredients:
4 Small Squash, cut in half
2 Medium Sweet Potatoes, sliced thin
1 Head Garlic, with ends cut off
Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper
1 can of Coconut Milk (I used low-fat) 
Vegetable broth or water to thin

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 400F
2. Brush the squash, sweet potatoes, and garlic with olive oil and salt/pepper. 
3. Roast until tender (approx. 30 minutes.)
4. Puree in batches, with added coconut milk and veg. broth/water. I try to keep it as thick as possible to go through blender, and then thin it further in saucepan.
5. In a large saucepan, stir until heated through. Taste for salt/pepper and thin to your desired consistency.
6. Devour.



14 comments:

  1. Duuuuuuuuude! Beyond adorable. <3

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  2. I love your pics! so cute.

    I have a lil baby squash in my fridge right now. I've been trying to thinking of something cute to do with it, but he'll probably end up in a stir fry or some crap! Your soup sounds good. I love that it is soup season again.

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  3. SO AWESOME! and I really like the simpleness of the soup :)

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  4. oh my goodness that is so freaking cute!!

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  5. Grinning lots. And a delicious recipe to boot!Fantastic banner too :)

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  6. Love, love, LOVE this post! So very cute and yummy.

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  7. Eeeeeeee! I was giggling my way through all those photos, so adorable!

    And that soup looks like pure autumn (or fall)!

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  8. Looks wonderful! These photos are the best thing to ever happen to Vegan Mofo, by the way.

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  9. I think that third photo is the best thing I've seen yet this MoFo. Squashes scared to be roasted. Perf!

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  10. Oh my gosh how cute! And the soup sounds so tasty too!

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