Simple Warming Butternut Squash Soup

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 45 min 4
Simple Warming Butternut Squash Soup
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1/2 squash Butternut squash (1/2 a large squash or a whole medium squash, peeled and cubed - 1 1/2-2 lbs total)
3 tbsp Butter, unsalted
2 cup Chicken broth (stock)
1 tsp Sea Salt
1 piece, 1-inch Ginger root
2 clove(s) Garlic
3 cup Water, filtered (more or less depending on the pot you use - to within 1 inch of the pot)


Peel and cube half a large butternut squash, or a whole medium one (approx 2 lbs).

In a medium sized pot, melt butter over medium heat, and add the butternut squash, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.

Add in chicken stock.

Crush the garlic and thinly dice the ginger, add.

Add salt.

Fill the pot as needed with water, to within one inch of the top.

Cover and cook on medium-low for an hour, until the squash is soft.

Puree using an immersion blender.

Top with cultured cream or coconut milk.


Serves 4-6

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 171
Calories from fat 81
Calories from saturated fat 50
Total Fat 9.0 g
Saturated Fat 5.6 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Cholesterol 25.3 mg
Sodium 1030 mg
Potassium 636 mg
Total Carbohydrate 21.3 g
Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
Sugars 4.3 g
Protein 2.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 2.3

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