Silky Butternut Squash Soup

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2001, America's Test Kitchen TV

The secret to great butternut squash soup is to sauté the seeds and fibers to build flavor, add water, then steam the flesh over the flavorful liquid.

SERVES4 to 6 (Makes 1 1/2 quarts)

TIME1¾. hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

In our butternut squash soup recipe, we got the most flavor out of our squash by sautéing shallots and butter with the reserved squash seeds and fibers, simmering the mixture in water, and then using the liquid to steam the unpeeled squash ...

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