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Corn and Squash Soup Recipe
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Corn and Squash Soup Recipe

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This hearty soup pairs squash and cream-style corn for pleasant taste. My family says this is their favorite squash recipe, and friends also comment on its wonderful flavor. —Janice Zook, White River Junction, Vermont
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 6 cups mashed cooked butternut squash
  • 2 cans (8-3/4 ounces each) cream-style corn
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Sour cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 381 calories, 26 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 1,021 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
  2. In the drippings, saute onion and celery until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in the squash, corn, cream, parsley, salt, pepper and bacon. Cook and stir until heated through. Garnish with sour cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings (2-1/2 quarts).
Originally published as Corn and Squash Soup in Taste of Home October/November 2005, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 381 calories, 26 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 1,021 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Reviews for Corn and Squash Soup

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Reviewed Nov. 5, 2013

Delicious and filling soup. The dollop of sour cream on top is a nice addition.

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Reviewed Nov. 5, 2013

Delicious and filling soup. The dollop of sour cream on top is a nice garnish.

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Reviewed Oct. 22, 2012

Made this last night and it was so delicious! I only used one cup of buttermilk. This will become a staple fall soup in our house.

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Reviewed Oct. 13, 2012

I've made this soup once and it was so good. My husband and kids loved it. Will make it again soon.

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Reviewed Oct. 13, 2012

I like to make all kinds of soup,but my nephew said this is the best. He wants me to make a double batch for hunting camp.

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