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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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