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By laurenzembron

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (55 Votes)
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Servings 4
Preparation time 5
Cooking time 35

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup yellow or white onion, diced
  • 2 large carrots, preferably organic, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups butternut squash, preferably organic, peeled and diced 1-inch
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large sweet apple, preferably organic, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 3 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup apple cider, preferably organic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, freshly ground, to taste

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