Spiced Apple-Squash Soup (Cooking for Two)

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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