Low slow is the key here! The fried leeks are worth cleaning another pot.
- 2 lbs butternut squash, peeled and cubed
- 1 leek, sliced thin
- 1 Granny Smith Apple, chopped and cored
- 1 carrot, chopped
- 1 quart veggie or chicken stock
- 1 c lite coconut milk
- 1 tbsp oil
- 4 leeks, sliced thin
- Coconut milk for drizzling
Toss all the soup ingredients in a slow cooker EXCEPT the coconut milk and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4.
Purée with an immersion blender, stir in coconut milk and keep warm.
Add oil to a large skillet, heat over medium and cook leeks until crispy.
Serve with leeks and a drizzle of coconut milk.