Servings: Makes 8 servings
Total Time: 45 minutes
- 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
- 1/2 tsp minced garlic
- 3 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 1/4 cup onion
- 1/3 cup carrots
- 1/2 cup celery
- 1 Tbsp ginger
- 2 cup cubed butternut squash
- 1 cup cubed acorn squash
- 1/2 cup peeled, sliced sweet potatoes (yams)
- 1 dash pepper
- 1 dash salt
With only a few ingredients, this simple Butternut and Acorn Squash Soup is perfect for any fall day, especially a Thanksgiving get-together! Rich and creamy, try dipping in fresh bread for a divine taste.
- Heat butter in a soup pot over medium heat.
- Add onions, carrot, celery, ginger and garlic.
- Saute , until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
- Add broth, squash and potatoes.
- Bring broth to a simmer and cook until squash are tender, about 20 minutes.
- Strain the soup, reserving the liquid.
- Puree the solids and return soup to pot.
- Add desired amount of reserved liquid for soup consistency.
- Blend well and return soup to a simmer.
- Season with salt and pepper as needed.
70 calories; 2 g fat; 1 g saturated; 4 mg cholesterol; 200 mg sodium; 14 g carbohydrate; 4 g fiber; 1 g protein
Recipe courtesy of Fruits and Veggies More Matters®