This luscious soup is adapted from Chocolate and Zucchini's web site. I've added a hand full (1/4) of Cashews to her recipe to give the soup more richness and protein. Barking Dog and I have often served it to carnivores during the holidays and it is really well received.
2 Onions, peeled and chopped
1 large Butternut Squash, peeled, seeds removed and cut into chunks
1 Whole Vanilla Bean - sliced and soft insides scooped out.
1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
1/4 Cup Cashews