Chilled Squash and Carrot Soup
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 TimePrep: 30 min. + chilling
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1-1/4 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.
Originally published as Chilled Squash and Carrot Soup in Light & Tasty December/January 2003
Jul 1, 2013
Wow this soup is way better than I thought it would be! I omitted the sour cream. Definitely worth making!~ Theresa
Nov 18, 2010
Pretty, easy, healthy, tasty... good soup!