Philicity Reeken shares her deliciously decadent butternut soup recipe

Philicity Reeken shares her deliciously decadent butternut soup recipe

Jacaranda FM's Philicity Reeken made a delicious and decadent butternut soup for dinner with saffron, orange zest and some cream - she shares the recipes with you!

Philcity Reeken Butternut soup

Winter is around the corner - and what better than a delicious soup to tantalize your tastebuds.

The Scenic Drive's Philcitiy Reeken shared one of her most favourite soup recipes with us - And its a butternut soup. But as we all know Philicity, she decided to spice it up and made it her own. 


  • One onion
  • Two medium carrots
  • One apple
  • One stick of celery with leaves
  • Salt
  • One fresh chilli
  • One big butternut
  • Ginger
  • Saffron
  • Orange Zest


  • Chop half an onion, two medium carrots, one apple, one stick of celery with leaves. 
  • Fry them on a medium heat with a pinch of salt and 1 fresh chilli. 
  • Then add in your chopped butternut just use one big one with some freshly grated ginger. 
  • Let it braise a little.
  • Then add in about 750- 1l of boiling water with veg stock. 
  • If you have saffron steep it in a little warm water for 20-30min. Add that in.
  • Cook for approximately 30min. Till soft. Then add in cream to taste and blend.
  • Let it cook for about another 7min. 
  • Serve hot with fresh bread/ croutons/ tortilla chips and add some orange zest. 

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