Really delicious soup for the winter. I think we got this recipe from our CSA one year.
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total: 50 mins
1/4 cup unsalted butter
2 sweet dumpling squash, peeled, seeded, chopped
1/2 cup onion, cleaned and chopped
1 pound carrot, chopped
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried sage
4 cups chicken or vegetable Stock
1 1/2 cup apple cider, divided use
6 tablespoons whipping cream
1/2 cup sour cream
Chive, chopped for garnish, optional
Melt butter in heavy large sauce pan.
Add onion, squash, carrot and saute until softened.
Stir in thyme, sage, stock and 1 cup of cider.
Bring to boil.
Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer until veggies are tender, about 30 minutes.
Mix in cream.
Season to taste with salt.
Meanwhile, in a separate saucepan, reduce remaining cider to 1/4 cup.
Mix together cider and sour cream.
Serve soup, adding a drizzle of cider cream and a sprinkling of chopped chives on top of each bowl.