Velvety Squash Soup Recipe

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Velvety Squash Soup
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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut each squash in half lengthwise; discard seed and membranes.
  3. Place squash, cut sides down, on a jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray.
  4. Combine onion and oil, tossing to coat.
  5. Spread onion mixture onto pan around squash.
  6. Bake at 425 degrees for 45 minutes or until squash and onion are tender.
  7. Cool slightly.
  8. Scoop out squash pulp from skins; discard skins.
  9. Place onion and squash in a Dutch oven.
  10. Stir in broth and the next 5 ingredients (through pepper); bring to a boil.
  11. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes.
  12. Place half of squash mixture in a blender.
  13. Remove center piece of blender lid (to allow steam to escape); secure blender lid on blender.
  14. Place a clean towel over opening in blender lid (to avoid hot splatters).
  15. Pour into a large bowl.
  16. Repeat procedure with remaining squash mixture.
  17. Return pureed mixture to pan; stir in half and half.
  18. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  19. Garnish with thyme, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 183.34 Kcal (768 kJ)
Calories from fat 36.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.06g 6%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 328.69mg 14%
Potassium 945.22mg 20%
Total Carbs 36.47g 12%
Sugars 8.91g 36%
Dietary Fiber 5.24g 21%
Protein 4.28g 9%
Vitamin C 41.2mg 69%
Vitamin A 1.4mg 45%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Calcium 154.6mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 44.19 Kcal (185 kJ)
Calories from fat 8.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.98g 6%
Cholesterol 1.45mg 2%
Sodium 79.22mg 14%
Potassium 227.81mg 20%
Total Carbs 8.79g 12%
Sugars 2.15g 36%
Dietary Fiber 1.26g 21%
Protein 1.03g 9%
Vitamin C 9.9mg 69%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 45%
Iron 0.6mg 14%
Calcium 37.3mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.2
  • 5

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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