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Slow Cooker Winter Squash Soup

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  • prep time: 20 min
  • total time: 7 hr 20 min
  • serves: 8 people

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.

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $9.76

  • 5 1/4 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Organic Free-Range 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)

Instructions

  • Tips

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

Reviews

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  • Slow Cooker Winter Squash Soup

    Chris L.
    October 10, 2009

    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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Made With

Calories 82
Total Fat 0 g
Sat. Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 571 mg
Total Carb 20 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugar 5 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 7 %DV
Potassium 11 %DV
Calories 82
Total Fat 0 g
Sat. Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 368 mg
Total Carb 20 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugar 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 7 %DV
Iron 6 %DV
Potassium 11 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.