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Spiced Apple-Squash Soup

Progresso® chicken broth provides a rich addition to a no-fuss squash and apple soup - slow cooked for a creamy dinner.

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

Ingredients

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

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 4- to 5-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 4- to 5-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 1-cup 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
160
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
580mg
580%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
270%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 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.