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2) Butternut Squash Soup (2 of 7)

Butternut Squash Soup

2) Butternut Squash Soup (2 of 7)

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Butternut squash soup is perfect to prepare on a cold and chilly night. You can sit by the fireplace, as your slurp your soup.

The butternut squash soup is packed with flavor and will instantly warm your insides.

Ingredients

  • 3 packets of frozen and thawed butternut squash
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp of whipping cream
  • 2 cups of sweet onion (chopped)
  • 2 cups of parsnip (chopped)
  • 2 cups of chicken broth (fat-free and low sodium)
  • 1/8 tsp of paprika
  • 1/8 tsp of ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups of Granny Smith apple (peeled and chopped)

Preparation

  1. In an electric slow cooker, combine onion, parsnip, apple, salt, black pepper, water, chicken broth, and butternut squash.
  2. Cover it and cook it on low for about 6 hours.
  3. Place 1/4 of the mixture into a blender, remove the center piece, and place the lid back on the blender.
  4. Place a towel on top of the opening, blend, until smooth, and place the mixture into a bowl. Repeat the process with the remainder of the squash mixture.
  5. Add paprika, whipping cream, and cumin.
  6. Pour them into bowls and serve.
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