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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup
6 years ago

Butternut Squash Soup

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Serves 2-4 Total Time: ~35 minutes

Ingredients

1 large onion

4.5 low sodium vegetable stock

5 cups choped butternut squash

1/2 Tb miso paste

Papper and paprika, to taste

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