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Acorn Squash Coconut Curry Soup

The weather is changing, the maple leaves are beginning to turn that means it is squash season. You can use many varieties of winter squash for this recipe, pumpkin and carnival squash are easy to find alternatives.

Ingredients:

3 acorn squash, cut in half and de-seeded

1/2 onion, chopped

2 tablespoons avocado oil

1 tablespoon curry powder

4 cups chicken or vegetable stock

1 cup coconut milk

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

salt & pepper

 

Instructions:

Preheat over to 350 degrees. Bake acorn squash until tender, About 40 minutes.

Meanwhile Add oil to pot, saute onion and curry powder until onion is soft, add vegetable stock and simmer until squash is baked.

Scoop flesh from the squash with a spoon and add it to the broth, simmer together to reduce for about 20 minutes. Transfer to a food processor in portions and blend until smooth.

Return to pan and add coconut milk, nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste. Return to simmer for another 20 minutes before removing from heat and serving.

Roasted Acorn Squash

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Roasted Acorn Squash

Cut 1 acorn squash in half, remove seeds with a spoon and discard.  Score the inside of the squash and cut a flat spot in the skin create a flat base if necessary. Dice a tablespoon on butter and place chunks inside and on the rim of the squash. Drizzle maple syrup over the squash and bake for 1 hour in a 350 degree oven, or until caramelized.

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