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Slow Cooker Winter Squash Soup

Slow Cooker Winter Squash Soup

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You might be surprised to find brown sugar, ginger and a cinnamon stick in a soup, but just try it and you'll see how these ingredients bring out the mellow flavors of the squash and onions to make this delightful sweet and savory soup.

serves 8 people


cost per recipe: $9.76

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  • 5 1/4

    cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Organic Chicken Broth

  • 1

    tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 2

    teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger root

  • 1

    cinnamon stick

  • 1 3/4

    pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 4 cups)

  • 1

    large acorn squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3 1/2 cups)

  • 1

    large sweet onion, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)

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How to Make It

Step 1

Stir the broth, brown sugar, ginger root, cinnamon stick, squash and onion in a 6-quart slow cooker.

Step 2

Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours or until the squash is tender.

Step 3

Remove and discard the cinnamon stick. Using an immersion blender, blend until the mixture is smooth.  Season to taste.

Recipe Tips

  • For Creamy Winter Squash Soup: Stir in 1/2 cup half-and-half after blending.

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Ratings & Reviews

  • Chris L.

    October 10, 2009

    Slow Cooker Winter Squash Soup

    This is an outstanding flavorful soup. So very yummy. The hardest part is peeling the squash. Well worth the time. Awesome taste and texture.

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