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Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup

I have always wanted to try a butternut squash soup, home-made and not canned. Recipes I've seen were too involved. Remind you, I don't have time for a lot and those recipes were just too much. Many should know what to dice, chop, mix, and stir. If you have questions, let me know. I finally put together this creation. I garnished the soup with fresh basil and cracked black pepper.  

Another thing I've always wanted to try is roasting my own pumpkin seeds. I realize squash and pumpkin are in the same family so I decided to roast the squash seeds. Voila! They are the same; an excellent, healthy snack!


BUTTERNUT SQUASH & SWEET POTATO SOUP


INGREDIENTS
𐄂1 large butternut squash
𐄂2 sweet potatoes
𐄂5 whole cloves
𐄂2 tsp sea salt
𐄂6 cloves garlic
𐄂2 small onions
𐄂1/2 shallot
𐄂1/4 c. fresh oregano
𐄂1 tbsp black pepper
𐄂1 tbsp paprika
𐄂2 c. half n half

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