Apple, Parsnip and Acorn Squash Soup and OpenSky Promotion
Posted Dec 08 2009 12:00am
There’s nothing like a warm soup on a cool winter evening. This unique soup pairs acorn squash, parsnips and apples together along with Stonyfield yogurt. The combination of fruits and sweet winter vegetables makes this soup a perfect way to end your day.
2 medium acorn squash, sliced lengthwise in half
3 cups vegetable broth
2 cups granny smith apples, cored, peeled and chopped
2 large parsnips, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1 tsp. orange zest
1 freshly ground white pepper
Oikos plain Greek yogurt, plain
1 fresh basil, chopped
Place squash cut side down on rack set over gently simmering water in saucepan. Cover and steam until tender, about 10 minutes. Cool squash slightly. Scoop pulp and set aside.
Combine 1/4 cup vegetable broth, apples, parsnips and onion in heavy medium saucepan.
Cover and cook over low heat 10 minutes. Add squash pulp, remaining broth, orange juice, ginger and sea salt.
Cover and simmer until tender, about 25 minutes.
Puree soup in batches in a food processor
Strain through into a medium-sized saucepan; gently warm over low heat.
Add orange zest. Season with sea salt and pepper.
Ladle into bowls. Garnish with Oikos plain Greek yogurt and basil.
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