Just a touch of brown sugar sweetens this simple soup that gets its creaminess from pureed squash and fat-free evaporated milk.

Diabetic Living Magazine
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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pour contents of the butternut squash package into a 2-quart microwave-safe baking dish with a lid. Add 2 tablespoons water. Cover. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 3 minutes. Stir. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 3 minutes more. Stir again. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) about 2 minutes more or until squash is very tender. Using a pastry blender or potato masher, mash squash.

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  • Meanwhile, in a heavy medium saucepan cook onion in hot butter until tender, stirring frequently.

  • In a food processor or blender combine cooked onions, mashed squash, broth, evaporated milk, brown sugar, salt, the 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, and the white pepper. Cover and process or blend until smooth. Return soup to the saucepan. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until heated through. If desired, garnish with thyme and freshly grated nutmeg.

Nutrition Facts

185 calories; protein 8.4g 17% DV; carbohydrates 25.1g 8% DV; dietary fiber 1.9g 8% DV; sugars 15.2g; fat 6.4g 10% DV; saturated fat 4.2g 21% DV; cholesterol 15.4mg 5% DV; vitamin a iu 8507.4IU 170% DV; vitamin c 18.1mg 30% DV; folate 7mcg 2% DV; calcium 300.2mg 30% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 27.8mg 10% DV; potassium 388mg 11% DV; sodium 559.8mg 22% DV.

Reviews (3)

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Rating: 5 stars
08/13/2018
delicious Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/17/2019
Delicious! and super easy to make! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/25/2018
What a great way to get squash into your family's diet! This soup was great for a cool autumn night. I especially liked the touch of nutmeg. I topped my soup with shelled sunflower seeds. Read More
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