Spiced Apple-Squash Soup (Cooking for Two)

Enjoy this slow-cooked creamy squash and apple soup for dinner with added Progresso® chicken broth.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 8 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

2
cups cubed peeled butternut squash (about 3/4 lb)
1/2
large apple, peeled, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion
1
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup apple juice
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch ground nutmeg
Pinch ground ginger
2
tablespoons whipping cream
2
teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 1 1/2- to 2 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except whipping cream and parsley.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Blend soup in cooker with immersion blender, or blend soup in batches in blender container on low speed and return to cooker. Stir in whipping cream. Sprinkle each serving with parsley.
  • 1 Spray 1 1/2- to 2 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except whipping cream and parsley.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Blend soup in cooker with immersion blender, or blend soup in batches in blender container on low speed and return to cooker. Stir in whipping cream. Sprinkle each serving with parsley.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This soup freezes well. Freeze in individual portions to reheat for quick lunches.

Choose a flavorful apple, such as Braeburn or Granny Smith.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
340%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.