Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup - Slender Kitchen
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118
Calories 
30g
Carbs 
0g
Fat 
2g
Protein 
7
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(3 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

Nothing screams fall more than butternut squash soup in my opinion and lately I have been making buckets of it. Considering I can pick up a butternut squash for under $5, have all the other ingredients on hand, and can make it in the slow cooker - it's a favorite meal and freezer item around here. Usually I like to stick to the classic fall butternut squash soup with apples but sometimes I go for a spicy version or < a href="/recipe/slow-cooker-curried-butternut-squash-soup">curried version. Indian curry works but I actually prefer Thai curry paste for my soup. The sweet and spicy combination is hard to beat.

Prep Time

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

17
Prep Time: 
Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

6
  • 1 U onion, chopped
  • 3 U carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 U garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 U medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 U apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
1 cup (355g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118
Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g
1%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 654mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate 30g
10%
Dietary Fiber 5g
18%
Sugars 16g
Protein 2g

Directions

  1. Add everything to the slow cooker. Cook on low for 6-8 hours until squash is completely tender.
  2. Use an immersion blender to blend to a smooth consistency. You could also use a regular blender and blend in batches. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Make it creamy! Add 1/2 cup of half and half, nonfat evaporated milk, or 4 oz. reduced fat cream cheese.
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Notes

For those following SmartPoints, this is 7 SmartPoints when you choose "Blended" in the recipe calculator and only 1 SmartPoint if not.

† SmartPoints™ and PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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