"Apres-Ski" Soup Recipe
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"Apres-Ski" Soup Recipe

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Apres ski, French for 'after skiing,' refers to the social time directly after getting off the slopes, and this microwave soup is perfect for the occasion. Chock full of healthy veggies, this one will warm you from head to toe. Nancy Hamlin - Littleton, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/4 cups cubed acorn squash
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium leek (white portion only), thinly sliced
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 small zucchini, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 92 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 594mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 1 vegetable 1/2 fat


  1. Place butter in a 3-qt. microwave-safe bowl; microwave on high for 15-20 seconds or until melted. Add squash, carrot and leek; stir to coat. Cook, covered, on high for 6 minutes.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients; cook, covered, on high for 12-14 minutes or until vegetables and macaroni are tender, stirring twice. Remove bay leaf. Yield: 6 servings (1-1/2 qt.).
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as "Apres-Ski" Soup in Healthy Cooking December/January 2009, p24

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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2015

"The leek was too overwhelming in the soup."

Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"I think it would be better with chicken in it, but was overall good."

Reviewed Mar. 17, 2014

"Very good taste, easy and fun to make. Not a keeper, but a great recipe anyway."

Reviewed Mar. 5, 2014

"We very much enjoyed this soup. I did roast all the veggies before adding them to the soup and cooked the soup on the stovetop."

Reviewed Nov. 29, 2013

"I enjoyed this, thought I made it on the stove instead of the microwave. I didn't add any squash in and enjoyed it anyway."

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