Recipe - Delicata Squash

Spicy Squash Soup


2 1/2tspCajun seasoning
1 1/2lbsDelicata squash
2-3tspfresh ginger, peeled and minced
1liter milk
2cupsweet onion, diced
1cupcelery, diced
2tblminced garlic
4tspolive oil
10ozfrozen corn kernels
10ozfrozen green beans
3/4cupfresh basil leaves, chopped

Trim edges of squash, cut into four pieces, remove seeds.
Steam 12-15 minutes until soft.
Scrape the squash from the skin into a blender, add ginger and 2 1/2 cups milk; purée.
Sauté onion, celery and garlic in 3 tsp. olive oil until onions are soft.
Reduce heat to low, stir in Cajun spice mix.
Stir for 30 seconds, add squash purée and remaining milk.
Bring to a boil, simmer for 15 minutes.
Add corn and green beans and continue to simmer.
Stir in basil.
Season with salt to taste.