Roasted Butternut Squash Soup a Recipe for Fall Weather
The rentrée scolaire (return to school) in France is for many the marker of the change in seasons. Although in Provence September days continue to be bright and warm the beach towels are not as tempting as they were in August. After September 1st there is a marked change of produce on display in the markets. The squashes and pumpkins start to appear along with the root vegetables. This roasted butternut squash soup is a nod to the fall season, to warmer clothing and sunny days.
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Like many soups this one is easy to prepare. The butternut squash (or other variety) gives it a hearty flavour without being too filling. Roasting the squash adds a richer flavour.
As an option to butternut, substitute pumpkin or other orange squash
For a vegetarian soup option, vegetable broth may be substituted