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Winter Squash Soup Recipe

Winter Squash Soup Recipe

I enjoy trying new recipes and adding different seasonings to enhance the flavor. This is a tasty way to serve squash.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups mashed cooked butternut, acorn or Hubbard squash
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried savory
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream


  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute the celery, onion and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add the broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in the squash, parsley, salt, savory, rosemary and nutmeg and pepper. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until heated through. Cool slightly.
  • 2. In a blender, process soup in batches until smooth. Return to the pan and heat through. Gradually stir in cream. Cook 5 minutes longer, stirring occasionally. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 170 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 754mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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BAC59 User ID: 7057051 220496
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2015

"Delicious! This has become a family favorite for the winter months. I also add chopped carrots to the onions & celery."

Paige-Markie User ID: 7471422 115247
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2014

"I made this soup the other night and my husband and I both raved about how delicious this soup is! I didn't have dried savory so I used thyme instead. I used an acorn squash. The soup also had a nice color to it, I will be making this a lot thru Fall/Winter months, its perfect for 4 good bowlfuls. Thank You for a great recipe, we love it!"

battlexe44 User ID: 5883925 35932
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2014

"This soup really hit the spot on a recent cool evening. My husband liked it so much that he wants me to make it again next week when his mother comes to visit."

happyian User ID: 3536641 43697
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2012

"My second year of making this yummy soup! It's a keeper!"

chefcyn User ID: 4366589 58831
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"This has become one of our favorite winter meals with warm bread. Add a drop of sourcream and crumbled bacon on top makes it perfect!"

Kris Countryman User ID: 1858674 81121
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2009

"I made this without the garlic and used skim milk in place of the cream. I also used a light margarine in place of the butter. It lowered the fat content somewhat and was fantastic!"

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