Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut squash is a deliciously sweet and creamy vegetable - rather buttery in fact! It's wonderful roasted. This delcious
- 1 tsp Oil
- 1 medium Onion, finely chopped
- 1½ tbsp Plain Flour
- 250ml Hot Milk, semi-skimmed
- 1 Chicken Stock cube made up with 250ml water
- Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper
- 150g Cooked Chicken, shredded
- 300g Potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1 Can/200g Sweetcorn, drained
- Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the finely chopped
onion and fry until soft.
- Stir in the flour and cook for a further 2mins, stirring
- Remove pan from heat and stir in the hot milk and stock, a
little at a time.
- Return to the heat and slowly bring to the boil, stirring.
- Season to taste.
- Add Chicken, Potatoes and Sweetcorn, lower the heat, cover
and simmer for 25mins (or until the potatoes are tender).
- Check seasoning and serve.
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