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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by laliana62

Makes 6 servings



Cream cheese is the secret to a creamy ready-when-you-want-it squash soup.

Recipe Ingredients for Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2 lb butternut squash
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
4 chicken bouillon cubes
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, cubed

Recipe Directions for Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

  1. peel and cube butternut squash

  2. In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.

  3. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix onion and remaining ingredients except cream cheese.

  4. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.

  5. In blender or food processor, place one-third to one-half of mixture at a time. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth. Return mixture to slow cooker. Stir in cream cheese. Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 30 minutes longer or until cheese is melted, stirring with wire whisk until smooth.

  6. Success

  7. Use a wire whisk to stir the soup after you add the cream cheese so the soup has a smooth consistency.

  8. Special Touch

  9. Stir in a 1-pound bag of frozen mixed vegetables (thawed and drained) with the cream cheese.

Categories

Vegetables, Soup, American, Slow Cook, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 270.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
165
Calories from Fat
83
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.2g
14%
Saturated Fat
5.7g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Sodium
486mg
20%
Potassium
591mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
20.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
3.2g
Vitamin A 328% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 9% Iron 8%
* 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
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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