Butternut Squash Soup

89  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 45 min total
  • Makes 8 servings, about 1 cup soup and 5 crackers each.

Homemade soup is not just for expert chefs. Our garlic-and-allspice-infused butternut soup rivals anything from your corner bistro. We make it simple. You make it delicious.

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 butternut squash (4 lb.), peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. ground allspice
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 oz. each) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  •  PREMIUM Saltine Crackers

Instructions

  • Heat  oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add squash, onions and garlic; cook 5 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in allspice; cook and stir 1 min.
  • Add  broth. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on low heat 15 min. or until squash is tender. Process, in batches, in food processor until smooth. Return to saucepan; cook until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Ladle  into 8 bowls. Top with sour cream; swirl slightly. Serve with crackers.

Recipe Tips

NoteFor a thinner soup, add more chicken broth or water until of desired consistency.

Variation Store cooled soup in airtight container until ready to serve. Serve chilled with crackers as directed.

Apple Butternut Squash SoupPrepare as directed, adding 2 chopped peeled apples to oil in saucepan to cook with the squash, onions and garlic.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings, about 1 cup soup and 5 crackers each.
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Good source of fiber

Diet Exchange

2 Starch,1 Fat

Nutrition Notes

Bring your family together to enjoy this colorful soup. As a bonus, the butternut squash is not only rich in vitamin A but it's also a good source of both fiber and vitamin C.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 200 
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Saturated fat 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 540 mg
  • Carbohydrate 34 g
  • Dietary fiber 6 g
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Vitamin A 430 %DV
  • Vitamin C 25 %DV
  • Calcium 10 %DV
  • Iron 10 %DV

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