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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 katem797

Makes 4 servings



This soup will surprise you. It is a beautiful color, full of flavor, and nutritious, in addition to being very easy to prepare. There is just enough coconut milk in it to make it rich tasting and creamy without being high in fat. It is a perfect soup recipe for those days when you want something warm and comforting.

Recipe Ingredients for Golden Squash Soup

3 cups butternut squash, peeled and cut into about 1/2 inch pieces
1 large onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic
1 tbs chopped fresh ginger
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp curry powder
2 3/4 cups vegetable broth
2 tbs chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Golden Squash Soup

  1. Peel squash and cut into pieces.

  2. Heat 1 TBS broth in medium soup pot. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent. Add garlic, ginger, and continue to sauté for another minute. Add turmeric, 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Serves 4-6

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 312.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
101
Calories from Fat
11
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.2g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
531mg
22%
Potassium
617mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
19.0g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
5.1g
Vitamin A 224% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 7% Iron 9%
* 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
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in niacin
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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