Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato and Chilli Soup, serves 6
Tower Soup Maker
1 medium butternut squash, peeled and medium dice
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and medium dice
1 red onion, peeled and medium dice
2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 red chilli, chopped including seeds
Tip of tspn chilli flakes
1ltr vegetable stock, fresh or cubed
¼ tspn toasted coriander seeds
¼ tspn toasted cumin seeds
Salt and freshly ground black pepper for seasoning
Toast coriander and cumin seeds in a dry pan on the stove, before grinding or crushing
Add the butternut squash, sweet potato, red onion, garlic, chillies and crushed seeds to the Tower Soup Maker. Then add stock up to the maximum line before turning on the soup maker and setting to the smooth function for 21 minutes
At the end of the cycle, check the seasoning and adjust to taste.
Serve with a swirl of double cream or fromage fraise and add a sprinkling of fresh thyme.