Butternut Squash and Pesto Soup

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Butternut Squash and Pesto Soup

Butternut Squash and Pesto Soup

Serves 2-3
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Total time 35 minutes


Darshana’s Kitchen


For the Soup

  • 6 cups butternut squash (big cubes)

For the Topping

  • 1 cup spring onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup corn (frozen or fresh)
  • 1 cup green peas (frozen or fresh)
  • salt (as per taste)
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

For the Sauce

  • 2 Cups, packed basil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • salt (as per taste)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon water


The Soup
1. In 2 cups of water boil the butternut squash, about 10-15 mins till soft, let cool, blend into puree. Set aside.
The Topping
2. In a pan boil the corn and green peas together, for 5 mins. Drain water and let cool.
3. In another pan sautee the onions in 2-3 tbsps of water, about 5 mins.
4. Add the cooked corn and green peas, salt, pepper and lime juice. Cook for 2 mins and set aside.
The Sauce
5. In a blender, add all the ingredients and blend into a sauce.
6. Heat the soup, top with the sautéed green peas and corn and pour the pesto on top. Serve hot.