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Brit's Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Brit's Butternut Squash Soup recipe? Learn how to make Brit's Butternut Squash Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by britporter

Makes 4 servings



Taken from Real Simple - add 1 bay leaf to ingredients list

Recipe Ingredients for Brit's Butternut Squash Soup

4 leeks (white and light green parts), chopped
3 pound butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
5 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Brit's Butternut Squash Soup

  1. Place the leeks, squash, bay leaf, broth, teaspoon salt, and teaspoon pepper in a large saucepan or Dutch oven and bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the squash is tender, 10 to 12 minutes.

  3. Remove and discard the bay leaf. Working in batches, puree the soup in a blender until smooth (or use a handheld immersion blender).

Categories

Vegetables, First Course, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 730.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
256
Calories from Fat
21
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.3g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1423mg
59%
Potassium
1617mg
46%
Total Carbohydrates
53.6g
18%
Dietary Fiber
8.4g
34%
Sugars
11.8g
Protein
10.8g
Vitamin A 753% Vitamin C 137%
Calcium 23% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in niacin
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
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