Orange Hokkaido Squash Soup

So what happend to the other half of the squash? – It was turned into a very delicious soup.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 orange hokkaido squash
  • 1/2 l water
  • 1 soup cube
  • salt, pepper, nutmeg

Preparations:

  • wash squash thoroughly, don’t peel
  • cut in small pieces
  • cook water and add soup cube

Cooking:

  • put squash cubes in pot, add soup
  • boil for about 10 minutes, until squash cubes are soft
  • blend thoroughly (if you prefer a rather creamy soup, remove liquid, blend and then add liquid until desired creaminess)
  • season to taste

Orange Hokkaido Squash Fries

Following a spontanious idea, I turned half of an orange hokkaido squash into delicious fries (I’m sure it’s been invented by lots of other people before).


Ingredients:

  • 1/2 orange hokkaido squash
  • vegetable oil
  • salt

Preparations: 

  • wash squash thoroughly, don’t peel
  • cut in fry-sized pieces
  • line baking tray with parchment
  • preheat oven to 180°C/350°F

Cooking:

  • heat a little vegetable oil in a pan
  • put fries in the pan and fry for a couple of minutes, stir gently
  • put fries on baking tray and bake them for about 20 minutes
  • add salt

KCalories: ~ 460 (450g squash, 2 tablespoons oil)