Squash Bisque with Ginger

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp - Olive oil
  • 2 cups - sliced Leeks (4 medium, white and light green parts only)
  • 2 -.butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 2 inch cubes (4 generous cups)
  • 2 - firm but ripe pears, such as Bartlett or Anjou, peeled, cored, and diced.
  • 2 - Cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tbsp - coarsely chopped, peeled fresh Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp - Thyme
  • 2 - 14.5 oz cans low sodium Chicken broth
  • 1 cup - water
  • 1 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup - plain non-fat yogurt

How to Make Squash Bisque with Ginger

  • Heat oil in a large pot (at least 4 quart capacity) over medium heat.
  • Add leeks and cook stirring constantly until softened for 3 to 4 mins.
  • Add squash, pears, garlic, ginger, and thyme and cook stirring for 1 min.
  • Add broth and water and bring to a simmer.
  • Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until squash is tender for about 35 to 45 minutes.
  • Puree soup in batches if necessary.
  • Return soup to pot and heat through.
  • Stir in lemon juice.
  • Garnish each serving with a dollop of yogurt.