Don't miss another issue…      Subscribe

Acorn Squash and Apple Soup

 
Acorn Squash and Apple Soup
225

A delicious soup that's perfect to enjoy while watching the leaves fall from the trees on a cool Autumn day.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

45

min

Ready

50

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

2 each acorn squash
*
3 cups chicken broth
2 each Granny Smith apples
½ cup onions
chopped
1 cup apple juice
unsweetened
2 teaspoons ginger
peeled and grated fresh
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
fresh
1 x black pepper
freshly ground
*
1 x yogurt, plain
plain or low-fat
*
1 x chives
fresh, chopped or basil
*

Directions

Notes: Squash should be halved and seeded. Unsalted canned chicken broth may be used instead of stock. Green apples should be cored, peeled and chopped (about 2 cups)

Place squash cut side down on rack set over gently simmering water in saucepan. Cover and steam until tender, about 10 minutes. Cool squash slightly. Scoop pulp from shells.

Combine ¼ cup chicken stock, apples and onion in heavy medium saucepan.

Cover and cook over low heat 10 minutes. Add squash pulp, remaining chicken stock, apple juice, ginger and salt.

Cover and simmer until ingredients are very tender, about 20 minutes.

Purée soup in batches in processor or blender.

Strain through sieve into clean saucepan, pressing purée with back of spoon. Reheat soup gently.

Add lemon juice. Season with salt and generous amount of pepper.

Ladle into bowls. Garnish with yogurt and chives.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Add review

 

 

Comments

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 165g (5.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 13316% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 555mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 53%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

The Healthy Recipe

Health and nutrition news that’s easy to digest…
A variety of winter squash: Turban, Hubbard, Carnival (Acorn), Butternut, Spaghetti Squash, Kuri and mini-pumpkins

Winter Squash, Thick Skin, Warts, Weird or Scary but Don’t Be Afraid of this Flavor Packed Nutritional Powerhouse

Autumn is the perfect time of year to try Winter Squash. Unlike the varieties of squash that are available throughout the summer, Winter Squash is known for its hard shell and odd shape. Whether shopping at a Farmer's Market or the grocery store, it's hard to miss the weird shaped vegetables that are now available in abundance.

A blue pumpkin, generally only found at Fall Farmers Markets

At the Fall Market: Squash, Apples and Blue Pumpkins?

The rich colors of autumn are captured in the gorgeous produce that is available at fall farmers markets across the country. Delicious fruits and vegetables such as pumpkins, squash, apples, pears, plums, corn and sweet potatoes are coming into season.

More breaking news

 

Add Photo

Up to 1MB in size, .jpg format

 

Live Feed