Chilled Squash and Carrot Soup Recipe
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Chilled Squash and Carrot Soup Recipe

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This smooth soup is colorful as well as nutritious and filling. Served chilled, it makes an elegant first course when entertaining. But it's also good warm. —Elaine Sabacky of Litchfield, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed (about 3 cups)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 127 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 637mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 starch.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the squash, broth, carrots, onion and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are very tender. Remove from the heat; cool.
  2. In a blender or food processor, puree squash mixture in batches. Transfer to a bowl, stir in milk. Cover and chill until serving. Garnish with sour cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chilled Squash and Carrot Soup in Light & Tasty December/January 2003, p31

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lurky27 User ID: 1251896 120238
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2013

"Wow this soup is way better than I thought it would be! I omitted the sour cream. Definitely worth making!

~ Theresa"

tt2b123 User ID: 1638440 89252
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2010

"Pretty, easy, healthy, tasty... good soup!"

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