KABOCHA SQUASH SOUP

/, Recipes, Soup/KABOCHA SQUASH SOUP

KABOCHA SQUASH SOUP

This is my favorite soup which I developed a few years ago.  Every time I make it for friends they just love it and so do I!

KABOCHA SQUASH SOUP

Ingredients:
1 medium Kabocha* squash
1 large onion or two small onions
2 large leaves of Kale
4 to 6 cups water
2 inch piece of fresh ginger
½ tsp Cinnamon, cardamom, coriander,
1 tsp turmeric
5 drops of Sunny Dew (light Stevia)
Add salt & pepper to taste

Directions:
1.    Cut squash in half, scoop out the seeds, then cut the squash into eight pieces.
2.    Chop onion and ginger.
3.    Put squash, onions and ginger into a steamer and cook till squash is soft. Remove and let cool. Save the flavourful water left over from steaming.
4.    Steam chopped Kale a few minutes or until tender.
5.    Sauté spices in sesame oil or coconut oil for a couple of minutes.
6.    Separate the squash flesh from the skin. Put the cooked squash in a large bowl or pot.
7.    Add 3 cups of the leftover water used to steam the squash and stir in onion and ginger.
8.    Run the squash and onion mixture through a blender, portion by portion, until you’ve blended it all.  You can also use a hand blender and blend it right in the soup pot, which is what I do, but do be careful as it can splatter everywhere.
9.    Put the blended mixture into a soup pot, adding the broth created from the steamer to attain the consistency you like.
10.    Add cooked kale, spices, salt and pepper to taste.
11.    Serve with a dollop of yogurt or sour cream.  I use vegan choices.

* You may use butternut or any dark orange squash.

Note!  We did not have a personal picture of this soup so used a stock photo. Imagine that the bread is healthy rice bread!


Feel free to share this by email or Facebook or Twitter by clicking on the “bookmark and share” below. We also love comments.

More Great Ways to Use Squash:

                                Baked Squash with Vegetables

Baked Squash with Vegetables

Steamed Winter Vegetables

Get healthy tasty vegan gluten free recipes and useful lifestyle tips sent to you once a week, subscribe to the newsletter.

You can also learn how to plan and prepare super healthy meals with my
2-5-30 Healthy Diet Online Courses.

By | 2017-10-29T15:42:20+00:00 March 3rd, 2010|Meatless Monday, Recipes, Soup|4 Comments

About the Author:

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

4 Comments

  1. Ann Humble March 5, 2010 at 10:50 am

    woooo, you guys are getting sooooo savvy!  Pop-ups and everything!  Very nice.
     
    Ann Humble

  2. Skye Hussain June 10, 2010 at 11:12 am

    I really love to eat lots of different kinds of soup specially vegetable based soups.,:;

  3. mary April 25, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    Making it right now!!!

  4. Stan Smith Adidas September 19, 2016 at 4:11 am

    Have you ever thought about writing an ebook or guest authoring on other websites?
    I have a blog based upon on the same subjects you discuss and would
    really like to have you share some stories/information.
    I know my readers would enjoy your work. If you’re even remotely interested, feel free to send me
    an e mail.

Leave A Comment