Winter is about to strike! Warm your heart and soul with this beautiful, easy and healthy soup that can easily be this evenings dinner with a nice warm French Bread.. Bon Appétit!
2 small or 1 large buttercup squash
1 can of chopped or whole tomatoes (14-16oz)
1 3/4 cups of creme fraiche (2 cups of sour cream mixed with 1 cup of heavy cream and left covered with plastic wrap on the counter overnight).
2 cups of chicken or vegetable stock
Honey to taste to counter the acidity of the tomato
Salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2 teaspoons of Herbs De Province
Winter Buttercup Soup
Quarter the squash, scoop out seeds and microwave until tender, about 10 minutes.
Scoop the buttercup flesh out of the skin and add all of the ingredients (besides salt, pepper and honey) in a 4 quart pot and simmer on a low fire for 1 1/2 hours, covered for 1/2 the cooking time, stirring occasionally. Mix the soup to a creamy consistently with an immersion blender. Add salt, pepper and honey to taste.