I’ve had a five-a-day cookbook for a really long time. I don’t think it is in print anymore. But, it is full of awesome recipes and even though I still own this book I couldn’t find it. It had a soup recipe titled “South of the border squash soup”. It was a spicy butternut squash soup and I wanted to make something like that. So, I guessed at its contents. I had squash, chilies, potatoes, onions, garlic, a parsnip, and broth.
I peeled and chopped up the squash, the onions and garlic. I sautéed the onions and garlic and tossed them into the saucepan with the squash, chilies and broth. I brought it to a boil and then I brought it down to a simmer and cooked until the squash chunks were soft. Then, I mashed some of the squash chunks up so that the soup had a bit of a creamy texture. It was super tasty. Although, I probably only needed one chili.