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Butternut Squash Soup - Simple, the BEST EVER Butternut Squash Soup! You're just a few ingredients away from this incredibly delicious, comforting, and healthy soup. 
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Butternut Squash Soup

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WW Freestyle: 4
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Simply the BEST EVER Butternut Squash Soup! You're just a few ingredients away from this incredibly delicious, comforting, and healthy soup. 
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Serves
Calories: 249

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed (about 1.5 to 2-inch cubes)
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup milk or half and half
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • chopped fresh chives, for garnish (optional)
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)

Instructions 

  • Heat butter and olive oil in a large pot or dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add cubed butternut squash, carrots, celery, onion, and parsley.
  • Stir in rosemary and thyme; season with salt and pepper and continue to cook, stirring frequently, for about 12 minutes, or until tender.  
  • Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Stir in vegetable broth and bring to a boil; lower heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove pot from heat and stir in the milk or half & half.
  • Using a blender, purée the soup in batches until smooth. Alternatively, use an immersion blender. 
  • Pour soup back into the pot and stir in the nutmeg.
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Serve garnished chives and parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Butternut Squash Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 249 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 731mg30%
Potassium 1080mg31%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 32620IU652%
Vitamin C 56.6mg69%
Calcium 168mg17%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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