Butternut Squash Cheddar Cheese Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.4
  • Total Fat: 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 23.8 mg
  • Sodium: 507.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 6.5 g

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A smooth squash soup, with a hint of pepper. A smooth squash soup, with a hint of pepper.
Number of Servings: 6


    2 pounds butternut squash, peeled and cut in chunks
    4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
    1 cup light sour cream
    0.5 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
    0.25 tsp cayenne pepper
    salt and pepper to taste

    Brown sugar to sweeten, if necessary


1. Combine squash and broth in a saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until squash is very tender, about 20 minutes. Cool.
2. Place squash mixture and garlic in food processor or blender. Process until smooth. Return mixture to saucepan. Stir in sour cream, cheese, butter, red pepper, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring until thoroughly heated (do not boil). Garnish with chives, if desired.

Makes 6 1-cup servings.

Serves 6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GRAMMYEAC.

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  • Really good!! I add cheese to each bowl rather than to the whole pot of soup. I've made this a few times already and have some in the freezer right now. :) - 12/13/09

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