Musk Squash Creamy Soup
Servings: 6 to 8
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 [4 4/5-pound / 2-kg] musk squash
  • 1/4 cup [60 mL] olive oil
  • 5 French shallots, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup [250 mL] peeled potato dices
  • 8 cups [2 L] chicken broth
  • 1 cup [250 mL] cream [15%] [opitonal]
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Peel then half musk squash.
  • Remove all the seeds then dice squash dices.
  • Into a casserole, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • Brown together chopped French shallots and garlic for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Mix in potato and musk squash dices.
  • Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • Cover and leave to simmer over medium heat for approximately 30 minutes, to really soften squash dices.
  • If desired, stir in cream then salt and pepper soup.
  • Puree mixture into a blender until smooth and creamy.