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Very Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

 
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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup recipe

Yield

8

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

40

min

Ready

1

hrs

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

Ingredients

1 each butternut squash
skin left on, cut into 2inch cubes
*
4 ½ cups vegetable stock
or bouillion
½ cup almonds
raw
*
1 ½ teaspoons curry powder
½ teaspoon sea salt
fine
teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground
*
Garnish (optional)
1 x parsley sprigs
*
1 x pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
*
1 x cherry tomatoes
halved
*

Directions

Put the squash and 3 cups of the vegetable stock in a large pot.

Bring to a simmer over medium heat, then reduce the heat, cover and cook until the squash is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

Remove from the heat, and let the squash cool in the cooking water.

Using a slotted spoon, remove the squash from the pot.

Peel the squash, and set aside.

Set aside the pot of cooking liquid.

Blanch the almonds in boiling water for 30 seconds.

Drain, and squeeze the almonds between your fingertips to remove the skins.

Compost or discard the skins.

Put the blanched almonds and the remaining 1½ cups vegetable stock into a blender.

Blend until smooth, about 1 minute. Add the cooked squash, curry, salt, and pepper and process until smooth.

Add the squash mixture to the pot of cooking liquid, and bring just to a simmer over medium heat.

Serve hot, garnished with parsley sprigs, pumpkin seeds and cherry tomato halves if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 134g (4.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 255% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 202mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 76% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 4% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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