Butternut Squash Soup
4 cups vegetable broth
2 lb butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into ½-inch pieces
1½ tsp chopped fresh sage leaves
1 cup heavy cream
Salt and pepper
Sour cream and chopped fresh chives for garnish
Preparation: Serves 4
Bring broth to boil in large saucepan. Add squash and sage; cover and simmer until squash is very tender, about 20 minutes.
Using slotted spoon, transfer squash to processor. Purée until smooth. Add 1 cup broth; process until well blended. Return mixture to saucepan with broth. Add heavy cream; bring to simmer. Season with salt and pepper.
Ladle soup into bowls. Top with dollop of sour cream. Sprinkle with chives.