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Golden Squash Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by lightshooter

Makes 4 servings



Try this easy-to-prepare soup that is a favorite among many of our readers. It?s not only flavorful, it is an excellent source of vitamin A, providing 163% of your daily value (DV) and perfect for the cold winter months. Enjoy! From http://whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe&dbid=33

Recipe Ingredients for Golden Squash Soup

3 cups butternut squash (peeled and cut into 1/2 -inch pieces about 1 medium-sized)
1 large onion (chopped)
3 cloves garlic (medium chopped)
1 tbs fresh ginger (chopped)
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp curry powder
2 cups chicken broth ( +1 TBS or vegetable)
6 oz canned coconut milk
2 tbs chopped fresh cilantro
1 tsp salt ( to taste)
1 tsp white pepper (to taste)

Recipe Directions for Golden Squash Soup

  1. # Chop onion and garlic and let sit for 5-10 minutes to enhance their health-promoting benefits.

  2. # Peel and cut squash.

  3. # Heat 1 TBS broth in medium soup pot. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent.

  4. # Add garlic and ginger, and continue to sauté for another minute. Add turmeric and curry powder, and mix well. Add squash and broth, and mix. Bring to a boil on high heat. Once it comes to a boil reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered until squash is tender, about 10 minutes.

  5. # Place in blender and blend with coconut milk. Make sure you blend in batches filling blender only half full. Start on low speed, so hot soup does not erupt and burn you. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute. Thin with a little broth if needed. Season to taste with salt and white pepper. Reheat, and add cilantro.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 312.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
192
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
9.3g
47%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
977mg
41%
Potassium
698mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
21.3g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
5.3g
Vitamin A 224% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • Very high in sodium
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