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


  • 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

1-1/4 cup: 381 calories, 26g fat (11g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 1021mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 6g fiber), 9g protein


  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

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Reviewed Feb. 14, 2016

"This soup is delicious although I made a few changes. I didn't use any bacon at all. I simply sauteed a red onion with a little grapeseed oil then added 4 chopped up yellow squash. That cooked for some minutes. Then I added 4 fresh ears of corn from the cob. Next I added a cup and a half of heavy cream and let that cook for a few minutes. I put the ingredients into the blender until smooth, then poured it back into the skillet to heat through. Add salt, pepper and garlic to taste. Voila, very tasty."

Reviewed Jan. 28, 2015

"Very good soup. Will make again. Didn't change a thing."

Reviewed Dec. 10, 2014

"Wow, this was so good. I was a little leery of the squash/corn combo but it was fantastic. I didn't really like it with the sour cream."

Reviewed Nov. 5, 2013

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

Reviewed Nov. 5, 2013

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

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