Butternut Squash Soup


 It's soup season again and a popular choice around Saffron Road is Butternut Squash Soup. The recipe below is tried & true, easy to make and highly recommended!  Enjoy!


  • 8 slices bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch strips (cooked)
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 garlic clove (diced) 
  • 1/2 a yellow onion (cut & diced) 
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  •  1 Tbs. finely chopped fresh sage leaves          
  • 1 tsp. salt          
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper          
  • 4 cups chicken broth

Prepare bacon, onion, butternut squash, apple & sage.  Place cubed butternut squash, onion, apples and sage in a large pot covering with chicken broth.  Boil until squash and apples are soft.  Add bacon, salt, and pepper, blend/puree until smooth.  Voila!