Cream of Butternut Bisque Recipe

Looking for an easy Cream of Butternut Bisque recipe? Learn how to make Cream of Butternut Bisque using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by marinkydinky

Makes 4 servings



from Saving dinner (a flylady friend)

Recipe Ingredients for Cream of Butternut Bisque

1 teaspoon butter
1 small onion, chopped
2 cups butternut squash, peeled and chopped
14 ounce low sodium chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
3/4 cup half and half

Recipe Directions for Cream of Butternut Bisque

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add onion and cook till onion is translucent.

  2. Add butternut to onion and cook just a minute. Now add the chicken broth, turn up the heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and let simmer covered) till squash is tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.

  3. Using a potato masher, mash the squash in the saucepan. If you like your soup really smooth, you can puree it in batches in a food processor or blender, but if you like a little more texture, use the potato masher. Mash or process to desired consistency.

  4. Add squash back to saucepan (if you used your blender or processor) otherwise, just add the spices and half and half and bring soup to almost boiling point (but don't boil it or you will curdle the soup). Serve hot.

  5. Per Serving: 117 Calories; 7g Fat; 4g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 19mg Cholesterol; 222mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat.

  6. SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Serve with a big spinach salad and whole grain rolls.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 233.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
114
Calories from Fat
58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.4g
10%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
58mg
2%
Potassium
333mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
12.4g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
3.1g
Vitamin A 153% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 9% Iron 4%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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