I know what you are thinking. “Not another butternut squash soup recipe.” Yes, another butternut squash soup recipe. Soup seems to be a popular thing to make with butternut squash. It seems like everybody is making it these days. It is a classic warming winter soup for good reason. It is absolutely delicious. I know that I posted a butternut squash soup recipe before Christmas, but I felt that this one was different enough to share. The last one was roasted butternut squash and parsnip.
The main similarity between the two recipes, other than the fact that they both have butternut squash in them, is that I roasted the butternut squash for both of them. I love the added depth of flavour that roasting brings to the soup.
The spices used in this soup are similar to those used in some thai curries. Lemongrass, ginger, red chili peppers, even cumin and of course coconut milk. This makes for an incredibly flavourful soup. The roasted squash brings a sweetness which is balanced with the fire from the chili peppers. Then, add the kick of lemongrass and ginger. Oh baby! With the amazing taste of coconut milk to pull it all together. Continue reading