Creamy Butternut-Leek Bisque
Quinoa thickens and enriches this cream-free bisque. For the prettiest appearance, go with beige-colored quinoa and skip red or tricolored varieties. Don't be afraid to let the blender go for a couple of minutes; that's the path to supersmooth results. We call for precut butternut squash because it's a real time-saver, slashing up to 20 minutes of prep time; you'll find bags of the peeled, cubed squash in the produce section with the bags of broccoli florets and other prepared veggies.