Butternut And Mussel Soup

Need an idea for a quick winter starter for entertaining? This rich soup is a winner and could not be easier!

Difficulty

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

5 minutes

Serves

Serves: 3-4 starter portions

Ingredients

  • 500 g pouch SPAR Freshline butternut soup
  • 1 can SPAR smoked mussels, well drained
  • 125 ml pasta sauce (basil and tomato or Bolognaise flavour)
  • 125 ml SPAR fresh cream
  • 25 ml sherry (optional)

Method

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and heat in a microwave oven just before required, on 100% Power for 5 - 7 minutes.

Hints & Tips

A can of cream of chicken soup may be substituted for the fresh butternut soup, but add in an extra 125 ml milk to dilute it further.

RECOMMENDED ACCOMPANIMENTS: SPAR Freshline cocktail pita breads or mini garlic foccacia

RECOMMENDED WINE: blanc de noir