Slow-Cooker Curried Squash Soup

The mellow flavors of a creamy, golden squash soup shine when topped with pieces of sweet juicy apple. Enjoy Pillsbury® artisan dinner rolls on the side!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 8 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 9

Ingredients

1
large butternut squash (about 4 lb), peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 10 cups)
1
large apple, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 3/4 cups)
1
large onion, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
2
teaspoons curry powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon white pepper
3 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup canned coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
small red apple, unpeeled, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup), if desired
  • 1 Spray 4- to 5- quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, toss squash, apple, onion, curry powder, salt and white pepper. Pour broth over vegetable mixture.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Pour about 3 cups of the soup mixture into blender; add coconut milk and brown sugar. Cover and blend until smooth; return to cooker. Blend remaining soup mixture, in 2 more batches of 3 cups each, until smooth; return to cooker.
  • 4 Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 15 minutes longer or unto hot. Serve topped with chopped apple.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    470mg
    470%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    330%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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