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Apple Squash Soup

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.

Makes

5 servings

I add a little ginger and sage to this creamy butternut squash apple soup. My family loves it when autumn rolls around. —Crystal Ralph-Haughn, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Apple Squash Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 package (12 ounces) frozen cooked winter squash, thawed
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and sage; cook and stir 2-4 minutes or until tender. Add broth, apples and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 12 minutes.
  2. Add squash, ginger and salt; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  3. Process in batches in a blender until smooth; return to pan. Add milk; heat through, stirring occasionally (do not allow to boil).

Can you freeze Apple Squash Soup?

Freeze cooled soup in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add broth if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 119 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 641mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1 fat.

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