The Varsity Brasserie and Coffeehouse’s Roasted Summer Squash Soup


3-4 summer squash, sliced ½ in. thick

1 T. dried thyme

1 medium yellow onion, chopped

2 T. olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 c. heavy cream

1 T. dried basil

1 c. chicken broth

1 T. dried oregano

salt and pepper to taste



Drizzle sliced squash with olive oil and place on a baking sheet.  In a 450°F. oven, roast squash until golden brown, stirring every 7-10 minutes.  In the meantime, sauté onions, garlic, and herbs in olive oil until translucent.  Add squash, cream, and chicken broth.  Then place all ingredients in a food processor and purée until smooth.  Return to the stove and let warm to desired temperature.  Makes 4 servings.