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Spiced Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Foodie Lit

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Butternut Squash is the star of this soup. While I have used Butternut Squash in other soups, here it is the main vegetable. What a delicious flavor from a most welcome combination of the butternut squash and spice mix. The apple adds a bit of tartness and flavor.


This a great soup to serve for guests or ladle out a warm bowl for family, with some crusty homemade bread. For parties, place in small cups for ease of serving. Soup freezes well so make ahead for holiday meals!  Recipe is below.

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