Piquillo-Squash Soup Shooters Recipe

Piquillo-Squash Soup Shooters are a delightful appetizer that combines the flavors of piquillo peppers and butternut squash. The soup is creamy and velvety, with a hint of sweetness from the squash and a subtle smokiness from the peppers. Served in shot glasses, these soup shooters are not only delicious but also visually appealing. They make a perfect starter for any dinner party or gathering.

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20minstotal
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Ingredients for Piquillo-Squash Soup Shooters Recipe

  • 0.17 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.17 Small Onion, Diced
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 Butternut Squash, Peeled, Seeded, And Cubed
  • 0.17 cup Piquillo Peppers, Drained And Chopped
  • 0.67 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 0.17 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 0.08 teaspoon Cumin
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as needed Optional Garnish: Olive Oil, Chopped Fresh Herbs

Directions: Piquillo-squash Soup Shooters Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, and saut茅 until translucent.
  • STEP 2.Add butternut squash, piquillo peppers, vegetable broth, and spices to the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until the squash is tender.
  • STEP 3.Using an immersion blender, puree the soup until smooth. If you don't have an immersion blender, you can use a regular blender, but be careful when blending hot liquids.
  • STEP 4.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the soup shooters in shot glasses, garnished with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of chopped fresh herbs.
  • STEP 5.Enjoy the Piquillo-Squash Soup Shooters as a delicious and elegant appetizer!

Cooking Tips

  • To make the soup shooters extra creamy, you can add a splash of heavy cream or coconut milk before blending.
  • If you prefer a spicier soup, you can add a pinch of cayenne pepper or a dash of hot sauce.
  • For a vegetarian version, use vegetable broth. If you're not vegetarian, you can use chicken broth for added flavor.
  • Make sure to taste and adjust the seasoning before serving. The amount of salt and pepper needed may vary depending on the broth used.
  • If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the Piquillo-Squash Soup Shooters as an appetizer at a dinner party or any special occasion.
  • Garnish each shooter with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley or cilantro.
  • These soup shooters can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator. Simply reheat before serving.
  • For a more substantial meal, serve the soup shooters with a side of crusty bread or a salad.
  • Enjoy the creamy and flavorful Piquillo-Squash Soup Shooters!
Nutrition
value
86
calories per serving
4 g Fat6 g Protein4 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    9mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    22mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    3mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    7mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    37mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp