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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup w/ Chicken Meatballs

Course Soup
Servings 6 -8
Author divas can cook

Ingredients

  • SOUP
  • 3 1/2 lb butternut squash 4 cups roasted
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup white onions diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sage
  • MEATBALLS
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 2 tablespoon fresh minced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup plain panko
  • 2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole thyme
  • 2 tablespoon parsley

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Place butternut squash on a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Baked for 60-80 minutes or until squash is tender to the touch.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Slice the squash in half lengthwise, scoop out and discard the seeds.
  • Scoop out 4 cups of the flesh and place into a blender.
  • Add chicken broth to the blender and puree until smooth. Set aside.
  • Saute onion and garlic (in butter) in a large pot over medium heat until tender.
  • Add in the squash mixture, heavy cream, black pepper, salt and sage.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  • Place the soup into the blender and puree until smooth.
  • Return soup to the pot and heat until hot again.
  • Serve plain or with chicken meatballs.
  • To make the chicken meatballs preheat oven to 400.
  • Add all of the meatball ingredients into a large bowl and mix well with your hands or a spoon.
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Wet your hands and shape the meat mixture into 9-12 uniform sized balls.
  • Place into the refrigerator until cold.
  • Bake for 20 minutes (timing may vary based on the size of your meatballs)
  • Serve meatballs with soup.

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Notes

~TIPS~
Make it a meal! Serve with a garden salad and french bread.
Use the "soup" option on your blender. It makes it so smooth!
Season to your preference to enhance the natural flavors of the squash.