Emeril Lagasse's Gluten-Free Whoopi Soup
The Chef's Soup Is Perfect for a Crisp Autumn Day
Whoopi Soup was chosen as one of the three final dishes in the "Come Together" campaign, urging people to have dinner parties and donate money to Feeding America, which feeds hungry Americans. "Good Morning America" and Macy's were also part of the project.
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Heat olive oil in a large stockpot over high heat.
Add onion, salt, pepper, sage, nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice.
Saute onions, stirring often, until softened, about 2 minutes. Add butternut squash and apples.
Toss to combine, and let cook for about 3 minutes. Add water, chicken stock and brown sugar.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and let simmer for 25 – 30 minutes.
Puree with an immersion blender or in small batches in a food processor. BE CAREFUL WHEN BLENDING HOT LIQUIDS.
Return all liquid to pot, if using food processor.
Combine 3 tbsp of water and corn starch in a small bowl, to create a slurry.
Make sure there are no lumps. Add to pureed soup, as needed, depending on your desired thickness.
More Info: Wheat/Gluten Free