Coseppi Kitchen

Inclusive Vegetarian Cooking by Taylor Cook & James Seppi

Butternut Squash Crema


In Peru, cremas are are thick pureed soups with a dairy base. As often as not, that base is quesillo.

Butternut Squash Crema


  • 1 butternut squash, cooked
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup quesillo, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste.


  1. Bring the broth to a simmer, then remove from heat.
  2. Combine the ingredients in a blender and combine until smooth. Add more water if necessary to reach the desired consistency.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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