Only add salt at the very end or when ready to serve. Chicken stock is the staple and base to every great soup. A soup can be ready in minutes if it has a good chicken stock as the base.
Time saver alert: Did you know that if you slice butternut squash really thin you don’t have to peel it?
I know there are strange ingredient combinations in this one but you will just have to trust me and taste it. The combination of sweet dates with the greens and cheese is just to die for.
If you make this salad at home, you will forever be disappointed with salads that you order from restaurants because you will know you can make it better. It is exhausting being amazing isn’t it?
If you don’t have chicken or vegetable stock, you can use water, just be sure there is enough salt to bring out the flavor of the vegetables. Adding basil here is not for garnish, it is for flavor. The sharpness of the basil will pair well with the sweet and simple flavors of the soup.