Soups

Butternut Squash Carrot Soup

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A spiced soup that warms you from the inside. Perfect for holiday dinners or to freeze for those lazy days you just want something quick.

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1 medium sized onion, finely diced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
3 tbsp of oil (I used sunflower oil with a dash of sesame oil for flavour)
2 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp garam masala (I only have about 3 spices in my cupboard right now, feel free to experiment. I really wanted paprika but I didn’t have any)
a dash of allspice or cinnamon to just make it warm and toasty
2 tsp garlic powder
½ tsp cayenne powder
2 tbsp flour (cornstarch if you want it gluten-free)
6 cups of vegetable broth (or chicken if you prefer)
½ tsp salt (or to taste)
4 cups of butternut squash (1 small butternut squash, seeded, peeled, and cubed)
3 cups of carrots (I had leftover baby carrots from my latest potluck, so I used half a bag of those. I’d guess it’d be about 3 carrots, peeled and chopped)
Preheat a pot on a stovetop at around medium heat. Fry up the onions and garlic in the sunflower oil until translucent and fragrant. Add the chili powder, garam masala, garlic powder, allspice/cinnamon and cayenne powder (basically all the spices you want) and stir until those are nice and fragrant. Add the flour to make a roux, mix until incorporated, then add the vegetable broth. Bring up to high heat to a boil, then add the squash and carrot cubes. Simmer over medium heat for about 10 minutes, then bring it down to a medium low for another 20 minutes. Poke the bigger pieces of squash and carrot with a fork to see if they’re tender. If you can pierce through very easily, then you’re ready to blenderize. Blend either in your blender or with an immersion blender until velvety smooth. Don’t worry about overblending. The blendier the better. Wow I think I said blender about 50 times in this post already. Add salt to taste. Then nom.
Nutritions

Calories
253

Sodium
3253mg
135% DV

Fat
22g
33% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
45g
15% DV

Fiber
10g
41% DV

Mezcal Negroni

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Simplicity & good Mezcal take the Campari cocktail, Negroni, from classic to iconic.

Mezcal Negroni:
1 fl. oz. Mezcal ( El Silencio Espadin )
1 fl. oz. Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth
1 fl. oz. Campari
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Stir with Ice & Strain
Pour into Rocks Glass
Garnish with Orange Peel


See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
0

Sodium
0mg
0% DV

Fat
0g
0% DV

Protein
0g
0% DV

Carbs
0g
0% DV

Fiber
0g
0% DV