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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Last week while doing the weekly shop I was thinking about the joys of Saturday lunch, trying to find a meal that all four of us can eat which is also quick and easy to prepare. The change in the season has already had a large impact on the food I am cooking, the slow cooker is out for so many meals from Caribbean chicken to sausage casserole.  Then I walked past the humble butternut squash it's sweet so the boys would like it and they do so love soup add a bit of spice to make the husband happy. The soup bowls were empty and in ATM words it was lovely mummy so the recipe is as follows, you may want to increase the spices, I was trying to make sure it was OK for a 3 and 4 year old. 1 butternut squash peeled and cut into chunks 1 red onion peeled and cut into chunks 2 cloves of garlic whole and skin on 1 medium potato peeled and cut into chunks 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp coriander 1/2 tsp chili powder 1 tbsp olive oil 1 litre of vegetable stock Heat the ove