Dragon Welsh cheddar cheese and butternut squash soup

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Butternut squash makes a superb soup and the addition of Dragon mature Welsh cheddar cheese from South Caernarfon Creameries adds a lovely tangy cheesy note.

Dragon Welsh cheddar cheese and butternut squash soup
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:406
Ready in:35 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:25 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:25th September 2016

Best recipe review

Nice and Cheesy


I've also made this using 3 heaped tablespoons of Mature Cheese Powder.

The Judge


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  1. In a large saucepan, fry the onion in butter for 1-2 minutes, add squash and stir for 1 minute
  2. Add stock and sugar then bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer until squash is soft and cooked through (approx. 15 mins)
  3. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Using a blender, purée until smooth
  4. Return the soup to the saucepan and place over medium low heat. Stir in the cream, cheddar and seasoning
  5. Stir the soup until heated through but do not boil. Sprinkle with chopped chives and serve hot

Serving suggestions

Delicious with extra cheese sprinkled over and a chunk of granary or walnut bread


For a lower fat alternative, use Dragon reduced fat mature Welsh cheddar cheese

Recipe source

This recipe originated from the the recipe section of South Caernarfon Creameries

Dragon cheese products can be purchased from Sainsbury's, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Lidl, local independent stores and cheese shops.

For trade, catering and export enquiries see their where to buy page.

Many thanks to South Caernarfon Creameries for kindly giving Cookipedia permission to use their recipes.

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