Caramelised Onion, Butternut and GiNiT Thyme Soup

Caramelised Onion, Butternut and GiNiT Thyme Soup

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Soup
Servings 2 people


  • 1 medium butternut peeled and cubed
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 1-2 Tbsp butter / oil for frying
  • 250 ml water
  • 2 tsp GiNiT Thyme
  • 2 Tbsp plain yoghurt / cream can be coconut milk or coconut cream
  • salt - to taste, if required


  • To Cook:
  • Peel and slice onion.  Peel, scoop out the pips and cube into roughly 1cm cubes.  Fry in butter / oil over medium heat, stirring occasionally until caramelised.
  • Add water and the GiNiT Thyme to the caramelised ingredients, mix well.  Bring to the boil, then turn down to simmer slowly until the butternut is fully cooked.
  • Remove from the heat and blend with an immersion / stick blender until smooth.
  • Return to the heat and warm through.  Adjust seasoning, if required. Serve.


Serving suggestion:
We served ours garnished with crumbled feta and fresh thyme.
You can add any number of optional extras with this recipe: crispy bacon, garlic, crunchy onion bits or feta to name a few.
Keyword GiNiT Thyme