Basic Butternut Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 123.5
  • Total Fat: 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.5 mg
  • Sodium: 855.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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A soup that can be eaten plain or dressed up for formal dining. A soup that can be eaten plain or dressed up for formal dining.
Number of Servings: 8


    6 cups Butternut Squash (cubed)
    1 medium Yellow Onion (chopped)
    4 cups Fat Free Chicken Broth (3 standard cans)
    4 TBSP Unsalted Butter (half stick)
    1 tsp Nutmeg


Halve butternut squash and scoop out seeds, peel, and cube.
Chop onion and sauté in butter until clear.
Add chicken broth and butternut squash.
Boil on medium heat until squash is tender (about 20 minutes).
Allow mixture to cool for safe handling.
Puree in blender. You will have to do this in batches, as most blenders will not handle the entire pot.
Put pureed soup back in the pot.
Add nutmeg.
Simmer until the soup reaches the desired thickness.

Serves 8 (1 cup)

Serving Suggestions:
Green Onions
Grated Cheese
Sour Cream
Philly Cream Cheese

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ARKANSASRAINBOW.

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