Although we have our own little secret butternut recipe in our Restaurant, we thought about sharing this very tasty (and spicy) butternut soup recipe with you. As winter is almost saying good-bye, you'll have to hurry to catch the last bit of cold weather to enjoy this soup.
Star Anise spiced butternut soup
- 250g butternut, peeled, seeded and cubed
- 300ml vegetable stock
- 150ml fresh cream
- 10ml (2tsp) honey
- 1 star anise
- Basil/herb of your choice, to drizzle
- 5ml (1tsp) pumpkin seeds
1. Place all of the ingredients, except the pumpkin seeds, in a saucepan over medium heat and simmer until the butternut is very soft, about 25 minutes.
2.Place the soup in a food processor and blend until smooth. Pass through a fine sieve, return to the saucepan, adjust the seasoning and reheat.
3.To serve, pour the warm soup into 2 bowls, drizzle with herb oil and garnish with pumpkin seeds, if desired.