Savory Sage and Butternut Squash Bisque Recipe: A Cozy Fall Soup You’ll Love!

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Explore Nutritional Bliss with Sage and Butternut Squash Bisque on the OPA Nutrition Podcast

Episode Overview

This episode of the OPA Nutrition Podcast is a celebration of autumn flavors and comforting, nourishing dishes. Join us in our Sage and Butternut Squash Bisque episode—a creamy, savory blend that marries the earthy tones of sage with the sweet, nutty flavors of butternut squash. Learn how this hearty bisque can warm your soul, boost your nutrient intake, and provide a luxurious texture, making each spoonful a cozy embrace during cooler days.

Crafting Your Nutrient-Packed Bisque

Ingredients and Preparation

Embark on a culinary adventure with these rich and flavorful ingredients: one large butternut squash (peeled, seeded, and cubed), a handful of fresh sage leaves, one onion (chopped), three cloves of garlic (minced), four cups of vegetable broth, and a cup of heavy cream. Start by sautéing the onion and garlic in a large pot until translucent. Add the butternut squash and sage, cooking until slightly browned. Pour in the vegetable broth and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer until the squash is tender. Blend the mixture until smooth, then stir in the cream and heat through, adjusting the seasoning with salt and pepper to taste, crafting a bisque that is both indulgent and comforting.

Cooking Time & Servings

This Sage and Butternut Squash Bisque takes about 45 minutes to prepare, with the cooking and blending time included. This recipe serves about six cups, ideal for a family dinner or a festive gathering.

Nutritional Insights: Health Benefits

Each serving of Sage and Butternut Squash Bisque is loaded with health benefits. Butternut squash is a great source of vitamins A and C, essential for immune health and skin vitality. Sage contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, helping to support memory and brain health. Together, they offer a dish that not only satisfies the taste buds but also supports overall well-being.

Listener Engagement

Tips and Tricks

For an extra touch of richness, sprinkle toasted pumpkin seeds on top before serving for added texture and a nutty flavor. To cater to vegan preferences, substitute the heavy cream with coconut milk for a delightful twist that maintains the creamy consistency.

Wrapping It Up

As we conclude this episode, we invite you to try making this Sage and Butternut Squash Bisque at home. It’s more than just a soup; it’s a spoonful of comfort. Share your bisque-making experiences and how it warmed your day with us on social media using #CozySoupSeason, and enjoy a bowl that not only fills the stomach but also warms the heart. Stay tuned to the OPA Nutrition Podcast for more delicious and health-promoting recipes that bring comfort and joy to your culinary adventures.

Blog Post:

Enjoyed our discussion on today’s recipe? Make sure to visit our blog post titled: Savory Sage and Butternut Squash Bisque Recipe. There you’ll find detailed instructions and extra tips, along with a step-by-step guide and additional insights to help you enhance your cooking skills.

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