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  • Spiced Squash and Watercress Soup


    Spiced Squash And Watercress Soup Recipe and image

    Simple and seasonal . . .  a hearty nourishing soup to comfort you as the autumn evenings start to draw in.

    Spiced Squash and Watercress Soup

    Prep Time: 10 minutes

    Cook Time: 20 minutes

    Serving Size: 4


    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 onion chopped
    • 900g butternut squash, wash, deseeded and cut into chunks
    • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
    • 600ml vegetable stock
    • 1 (100g) pack watercress, roughly chopped
    • 3 tbsp crème fraiche


    1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and sauté for 2 mins. Add the squash, stir well then cover with a lid. cook for 2 mins.
    2. Stir in the chilli and stock, then bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 15mins or until the butternut squash is tender.
    3. Transfer to a blender and whizz until smooth. Return the soup to the saucepan and add the watercress and crème fraiche. Season to taste. Gently reheat before serving with crusty bread.






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