Easy Butternut Squash Soup

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  • Total Time

    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • Makes

    9 servings

  • Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium butternut squash (3 pounds), peeled and cubed
  • 4cups vegetable broth
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2cup heavy whipping cream
  • Crispy sage leaves, optional
  • Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Stir in squash, broth, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10-15 minutes or until squash is tender. Puree soup using an immersion blender. Or, cool slightly and puree soup in batches in a blender; return to pan. Add cream; cook and stir until heated through. If desired, garnish with additional heavy whipping cream and crispy sage.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 cup: 157 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 483mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 3g protein.
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