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 orangezest

Makes 6 servings



From Betty Crocker: http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/Recipe.aspx?RecipeID=7834&RSS=RecipeLink&PubWeek=11012007 Prep Time:15 min Start to Finish:6 hr 45 min Makes:6 servings

Recipe Ingredients for Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 lb butternut squash, peeled, cubed
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
8 oz cream cheese, low fat, cubed

Recipe Directions for Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

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

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

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

  4. 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.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 284.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
244
Calories from Fat
157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.4g
27%
Saturated Fat
10.3g
51%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
52mg
17%
Sodium
555mg
23%
Potassium
605mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
20.3g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
4.8g
Vitamin A 334% Vitamin C 54%
Calcium 11% 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
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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