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Brown Butter Sage Butternut Squash Soup with Scallops

Less than 10 ingredients, dairy-free, and easily blended - this Brown Butter Sage Butternut Squash Soup with Scallops is the perfect healthy winter soup.
Course Soup, Stuff in a Bowl
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Brewing Happiness

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Sprouts Brand butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Sprouts Brand olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • 6 tablespoons vegan buttery spread
  • 15-20 fresh sage leaves, chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, minced minced
  • 1 can Sprouts Brand light coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 lb 10-15 Sprouts Brand fresh scallops

Serve with:

  • Sprouts Brand multigrain baguette optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400.
  2. Toss your cubed butternut squash in olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Lay flat on a baking tray and bake for 30 minutes, tossing once.
  3. When your squash has a few minutes left in the oven, begin to heat your vegan buttery spread in a pan on the stove over medium heat. Stir the butter as it begins to brown, this will take a couple of minutes.
  4. Once the butter turns a nice golden brown color and smells nutty, add in the minced garlic and chopped sage. Stir for 30 second or so, until the garlic is golden and the sage is wilted. Take the pan off the heat and set aside.
  5. When your squash is baked, add it to your blender along with 3/4 of your garlic sage brown butter. (This might hiss when you add it in - don't worry.) Pour in a can of light coconut milk, nutritional yeast, and a dash of salt and pepper. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  6. Check the temperature of your blended soup. If your soup needs to be warmed before serving, add it into a pot onto the stove over medium-low heat until it's your perfect eating temperature.
  7. Meanwhile, return to your pan with garlic sage brown butter and heat it over low heat. Add in your scallops, along with a dash of salt and pepper. Cook each side for 1-2 minutes, until the scallops are solid white and tender.
  8. Add your scallops to the bottom of your bowls, pour your heated soup on top and EAT UP.