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Spiced Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by abbyeeyore

Makes 5 servings



Soup is a smart liquid-meal option that's also less taxing on your digestive system. Fibrous squash makes this velvety, slightly sweet option satiating. Plus, research shows antioxidant-dense turmeric may boost the liver's ability to remove chemicals.

Recipe Ingredients for Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
2 clove Garlic
8 tsp Ginger Root
0.5 tsp Turmeric, Ground
0.13 tsp Cinnamon, Ground
2 medium Carrots
2 extra small (2-1/2" dia) Apples
4 cup, cubes Squash, Winter, Butternut

Recipe Directions for Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

  1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add carrots, apple, squash, and 3 cups water. Bring to a boil; cover partially and reduce to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Cook until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Let cool slightly.

  3. Working in batches, puree until smooth in a blender. Adjust seasoning, if necessary.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 208.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
144
Calories from Fat
51
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.7g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
23mg
1%
Potassium
572mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
24.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
8.8g
Protein
1.8g
Vitamin A 320% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 7% Iron 6%
* 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
88% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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