Apple Squash Soup
Recipe from Family Circle

Roasted butternut squash transforms into a velvety soup when pureed with apples.


Apple Squash Soup

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Ingredients
  • 2   pounds 
    butternut squash
  • 1   
    medium-size onion, cut into eighths
  • 1   
    medium-size carrot, trimmed, peeled and cut into eighths
  • 1/4  cup 
    (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 3   
    large Granny Smith apples (1-1/4 pounds), cored, peeled and each cut into eighths
  • 3  14 1/2 ounce cans 
    chicken broth
  • 3/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    black pepper
  •  
    Sprigs of fresh thyme, for garnish
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Half squash lengthwise; scoop out seeds. Cut each half into thirds; peel.
2.
Place squash, onion and carrot in single layer in roasting pan. Drizzle with melted butter; toss to coat.
3.
Roast vegetables in 350 degrees F oven 1 hour, until tender, turning vegetables over halfway through.
4.
Transfer vegetables to large saucepan. Add apples, broth, salt; simmer, covered, 30 minutes, until apples are tender. Add thyme, pepper.
5.
In batches, puree soup in food processor. Garnish with thyme.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 146, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 19, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 18, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 879, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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