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    Harvest Sweet Potato Squash Soup Recipe

    Ingredients

    • Harvest Sweet Potato Squash Soup3 large sweet potatoes
    • 1 buttercup squash
    • 4 cups of water
    • 2 cups of milk
    • 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
    • 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cayenne pepper

    Directions

    1. Wash and peel the sweet potatoes.
    2. Wash and peel the buttercup squash. Remove the squash innards.
    3. Chop the sweet potatoes and squash into small pieces.
    4. Combine the sweet potatoes, squash, and water in a microwave-safe container.
    5. Microwave for 20 to 30 minutes at 5 minute increments until the vegetables soften.
    6. Allow the softened vegetables to cool slightly.
    7. Blend the sweet potatoes and squash with any extra water until creamy.
    8. Transfer the blended vegetables to a large soup pan.
    9. Add the milk, ginger, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper.
    10. Cook over low heat until hot and bubbly. Stir occasionally.
    11. Serve hot.
    12. Refrigerate any uneaten harvest sweet potato squash soup.

    Chopping the Sweet Potatoes Cutting the Buttercup Squash

    Uncooked Chunks of Sweet Potatoes and Squash Cooked Sweet Potatoes and Squash

    Blending the Sweet Potatoes and Squash Adding the Cinnamon, Ginger, and Cayenne

    Cooking the Harvest Sweet Potato Squash Soup Finished Harvest Sweet Potato Squash Soup

    Image Credits

    Harvest Sweet Potato Squash Soup © 2012 Heather Johnson
    Chopping the Sweet Potatoes © 2012 Heather Johnson
    Cutting the Buttercup Squash © 2012 Heather Johnson
    Uncooked Chunks of Sweet Potatoes and Squash © 2012 Heather Johnson
    Cooked Sweet Potatoes and Squash © 2012 Heather Johnson
    Blending the Sweet Potatoes and Squash © 2012 Heather Johnson
    Adding the Milk to the Blended Vegetables © 2012 Heather Johnson
    Adding the Cinnamon, Ginger, and Cayenne © 2012 Heather Johnson
    Cooking the Harvest Sweet Potato Squash Soup © 2012 Heather Johnson
    Finished Harvest Sweet Potato Squash Soup © 2012 Heather Johnson

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