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Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Fiona Haynes
This is a quick and easy soup, which can be made even faster if you have pre-packaged cut squash to hand. Full of vitamins A and C and with a healthy dose of fiber, this soup makes a nutritious and delicious lunch. This soup can be gluten free if you check the ingredients on the broth.

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and cut into pieces
  • 1 quart fat-free, low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth

Preparation:

Sauté onions and carrots until onions are softened, about 5-7 minutes.

Add chopped squash and apple and cook for 2 minutes. Add broth.

Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth, working in two batches if necessary.

Serves 8

Per Serving: Calories 119, Calories from Fat 17, Total Fat 1.9g (sat 0.2g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 38mg, Carbohydrate 23g, Fiber 3.2g, Protein 2.5g

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