Creamy Lemongrass Turmeric & Coconut Butternut Squash Soup


A Southeast Asian twist on this comforting classic using our Lemongrass Turmeric Paste. Top with toasted unsweetened coconut flakes for added texture and a fancier touch!

Ingredients

(Serves 2-4)

1/2 a medium butternut squash (about 500g), peeled, seeded and chopped 100ml Low-fat coconut milk, plus extra for serving

500ml Water or vegetable stock

1/2 Tbsp rice bran oil 2 Tbsp Mekhala All-Natural Lemongrass Turmeric Paste

Himalayan Pink Salt

​Method

1. Add oil to a large pot over medium heat. Add Mekhala All-Natural Lemongrass Turmeric Paste and gently saute until fragrant.

2. Add squash and a pinch of Himalayan Pink Salt. Cook, stirring, for 2-5 minutes, until squash begins to brown.

3. Add coconut milk and water/stock, stir well to combine and bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cook until tender (20-30min).

4. Puree soup with a stick blender or a regular blender until smooth. If you wish to have a smoother soup, strain it with a fine-mesh sieve. Season to taste.

5. Serve soup with an extra dash coconut milk on top.

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