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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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I used to live in Australia, where this soup is served often. I had to have the recipe, and now it's one of my family's favorites. —Tiffany Pope, Draper, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 cups cubed peeled butternut squash
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 278 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 1,008 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add squash and potato; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add the water, bouillon, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Cool slightly. In a blender, cover and process soup until smooth. Return to the pan; stir in milk and heat through. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Butternut Squash Soup in Taste of Home February/March 2010, p40

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 278 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 1,008 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

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Reviewed Oct. 20, 2014

"I had first tried Butternut soup at a restaurant and wanted a recipe to make at home, I found this recipe and its better than the restaurant version I had tried! I make this soup a lot whenever butternut squash is in season, I love this soup as does my husband, it is a good compliment to BBQ beef flanken ribs or BBQ chicken, this soup also freezes well."

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2014

"Awesome taste, I added i diced apple and a cinnamon stick....Delicious"

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2013

"This is really good! Did make a few changes because of what I had on hand. Used 4 cups pureed squash, 2 cups pureed sweet potato (light colored one), 1/2 cup chopped onions and 2 cans of fat free, 30% less sodium chicken broth. Added 1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon and a dash of nutmeg. This addition made it taste like we had at Shari's a couple nights ago. I did cheat and buy the already cut butternut squash at Costco so it made it really fast to prepare, Will definitely make this again. It will freeze well for another quick meal."

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2013

"This soup is so easy.I used sweet potatoes.Taste as good as any gourmet restaurant would serve."

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Reviewed Oct. 26, 2013

"The salt is prohibitive , l use fat free/low sodium veggie broth, season vegetables b/4 roasting. 1/2 squash, put a little butter,S&P,seasonings on aluminum lined cookiesheet,roast, scoop out squash , remove fibrous parts, then add to other ingredients. Great soup otherwise. Can add sour cream at end to make creamier!"

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