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Butternut and Orange Soup by Chef Zanele

45 Minutes
8 Servings
11 Ingredients


When winter comes knocking, beat the chill with this healthy soup recipe!


1. In a large pot, melt the margarine and fry the onions, garlic, butternut and celery sticks. Sprinkle over the cayenne pepper.

2. Pour in vegetable stock and orange juice then bring to the boil.

3. Allow to simmer for about 30 minutes or until the butternut is soft.

4. Remove from heat and blend with a stick blender or food processor until smooth.
Stir in the cream and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Original recipe by Cooking with Zanele.


  • 30 g margarine
  • 1 medium onions; roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic; roughly chopped
  • 1 kg butternut; peeled and cubed
  • 2 sticks celery; roughly chopped
  • 5 ml cayenne pepper
  • 500 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 cup orange juice; squeezed from fresh oranges
  • 250 ml cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste