Creamy Savory Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Pic
Creamy Savory Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Pic

Ingredients

(makes about 5 cups)

  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1.5 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • ground pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut squash in half and remove seeds and pulp.
  3. Place squash skin down on broiling pan covered with aluminum foil.
  4. Cook squash for about 30 to 40 minutes or until squash is tender. (Test with fork)
  5. Remove squash from heat.  Allow to cool for about 10 minutes.
  6. Remove skin with knife.  Cut squash into cubes.
  7. Blend squash until pureed.
  8. Place puree in a medium pot and bring to low-medium heat.
  9. Add in butter, milk, and spices.
  10. Heat for about 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  11. Remove from heat and enjoy!

Nutrition Information per 1/2 cup serving:

Calories: 84
Fat: 1.2 grams
Total carbohydrate: 17.8 grams
Fiber: 2.9 grams
Sodium: 268 milligrams
Protein: 2.9 grams