Butternut Squash Bisque

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 164.9
  • Total Fat: 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.9 mg
  • Sodium: 402.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g

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Introduction

The Mild sweetness of the butternut sqush is perfectly offset with a trio of fresh, savory herbs. The Mild sweetness of the butternut sqush is perfectly offset with a trio of fresh, savory herbs.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 - Medium yellow onion, chopped
    1/2 cup finely chopped celery
    1/2 teaspoon fresh, chopped thyme
    1/2 teaspoon fresh, crushed rosemary
    1 fresh sage leaf, finely chopped
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cubed
    2 1/4 cups chicken stock
    2 cloves of fresh garlic, finely chopped
    1 cup Half & Half cream

Directions

In a large sauce pan over medium, saute the onion, celery, thyme, rosemary, and sage in olive oil for 5-7 minutes, until the vegetables turn tender, add the salt and pepper and saute the vegetables and herbd for an additional 2 minutes.

Add the butternut squash and chicken stock to the pan and bring the soup to simmer. Reduce the heat slightly, cover, and simmer the soup for 20 minutes, until squash is tender.

Puree the soup in a countertop blender or with an immersion blender until it is completely smooth. Stir in the Half & Half cream and heat through.

Serve the bisque hot.

Serving Size: Make 6 1 cup serving

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OBEIRN.

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