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Pureed Butternut Squash Soup

For several years, we've been enjoying this velvety, healthy soup at Thanksgiving. Butternut squash isn’t the easiest thing to cut into, so I buy mine pre-chopped. —Christen Chalmers, Houston, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed peeled butternut squash
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add onion and carrot; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Stir in squash, stock, sage, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10-15 minutes or until squash is tender. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Process in a blender until smooth. Sprinkle servings with pepper flakes.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 126 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 710mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • burntbydad
    Feb 26, 2016

    This is not good for my family. it is thin, and the taste is weird.