South African Butternut Soup easy recipe

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Butternut Soup

South African Butternut Soup easy recipe

  • Author: Food and Meal
  • Prep Time: 45
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 105
  • Yield: 6 1x


South African Butternut Soup – An enjoyable for people coming from South Africa. This dish is usually served in everyone, young or oldHope you enjoy this dish.


  • 250ml water
  • 2kg butternut squash
  • 1½ tsp lemon juice
  • 3 medium onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 250ml fresh pouring cream
  • 500ml chicken broth
  • 5 green chilies
  • 1½ tbsp butter


  1. Peel, scrape out the pips and cut the butternuts into square pieces of approx. 5 cm.
  2. Roast the butternut in the oven for 40-50 minutes until it is soft and slightly caramelized around the edges.
  3. Peel and finely chop the onions and dice the garlic.
  4. Cut the green pepper or jalapeño pepper in half and scrape off all the seeds and chop finely.
  5. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat and add the garlic, onions, and peppers to it. Cook until the onions are tender and translucent.
  6. Add the chicken broth and lemon juice and stir thoroughly until everything is well mixed.
  7. Add the roasted butternut cubes and water and cook for 1 hour for the ingredients to blend well and the soup to thicken.
  8. Liquefy with a food processor.
  9. Serve hot.
  10. Before serving, place a spoon or two of cream in the center of each bowl.



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  • Category: Main Course, Dinner, Main dishes, Soup Recipes
  • Cuisine: South African


  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 315.44
  • Sugar: 10.2
  • Sodium: 167.3
  • Fat: 16.4
  • Saturated Fat: 9.8
  • Carbohydrates: 40.8
  • Fiber: 6.2
  • Protein: 6.7
  • Cholesterol: 54.8

Keywords: Butternut Soup

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