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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by gknight01

Makes 6 servings



Warm Butternut Squash/Apple Soup. Use parsley orThyme

Recipe Ingredients for Butternut Squash Soup

1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 rib of celery, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
2 tbsp butter
560 g ( g) butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, chopped
1 tart green apple, peeled, cored, chopped (squash and apple should be at a 3 to 1 ratio)
3 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth if vegetarian)*
1 cup water
1 pinches nutmeg, cinnamon, cayenne, salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for Butternut Squash Soup

  1. Method

  2. 1 Set a large saucepan over medium-high heat and heat the butter for 1-2 minutes. Do not let it turn brown. Add the onion, celery and carrot and sauté for 5 minutes, taking care to turn the heat down if the vegetables begin to brown.

  3. 2 Add squash, apple, broth and water. Bring to boil. Cover, turn the heat down to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes or until squash and carrots soften. Puree, and return to a clean pot.

  4. 3 Add salt and spices to taste, and garnish with chives or parsley.

  5. Yield: Serves 4-6.

Categories

First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 325.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
113
Calories from Fat
36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.0g
6%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
84mg
3%
Potassium
452mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
18.8g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
6.6g
Protein
2.5g
Vitamin A 235% Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 6% Iron 5%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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