Sweat the onion and garlic in the oil over a medium heat for 5-7 minutes until soft. Chop the carrots and butternut squash into 1.5cm dice and add to the pan. Season and cook for another 6-7 minutes until the vegetables start to soften.
Stir in the thyme leaves and the fresh or dried chilli, then pour in the stock. Stir and bring to the boil. Simmer for 25-30 minutes until the carrots and squash are soft and beginning to break down.
Stir well and return to the boil. Simmer for about 10 minutes or until the squash is cooked and the soup has thickened slightly. Check for seasoning, put in a blender and blend until smooth, return to a pan re boil and ladle into soup bowls.
In a separate pan, fry off the 5 bean salad with 1 clove of garlic. Add in the 5 bean salad to the blended soup and Sprinkle with the Parmesan and serve.