Butternut Squash Apple Soup
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Butternut Squash Apple Soup

This Butternut Squash Apple Soup is hearty, delicious and filling. The combination of flavors is absolutely amazing!

Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 363 kcal
Author Neli @ Delicious Meets Healthy

Ingredients

  • 5 cups peeled & chopped butternut squash (seeds removed)
  • 2 medium Granny Smith apples, cored & chopped
  • 2 large carrots, peeled & chopped
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled & chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled & chopped
  • 1 medium onion, peeled & chopped
  • 10 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 bacon pieces, cooked and crumbled
  • parsley, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place chopped butternut squash, apples, carrots, potatoes, sweet potato and 1/2 of the onion in a large casserole dish. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Slice 1/4 cup of butter in pieces and place them on top of the vegetables. Cover casserole dish with a foil and bake at a 350 F in a preheated oven for about 40 minutes. After that, remove foil and bake for another 10 minutes.

  2. Heat oil in a [easyazon_link identifier="B00008CM6I" locale="US" tag="delimeethea05-20"]large pot[/easyazon_link] over medium-high heat, add remaining onion and cook until translucent. Add minced garlic and cook for another 30 seconds. Pour in [easyazon_link identifier="B00V54CUVM" locale="US" nw="y" nf="y" tag="delimeethea05-20" cart="y"]vegetable stock[/easyazon_link], the remaining butter, and cooked vegetables. Puree vegetables using a hand held mixer. Cook soup for about 10 minutes over medium heat while stirring occasionally. 

  3. Stir in milk and cook for another 5 minutes. Pour 1 cup of soup into a small mixing bowl. Add yogurt to the bowl and stir well. Pour the mixture back to the pot and stir well until everything is well incorporated. Season soup with salt and pepper to taste. 

  4. Serve warm and garnish with bacon and parsley. 

Nutrition Facts
Butternut Squash Apple Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 363 Calories from Fat 222
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.7g 38%
Saturated Fat 12.7g 64%
Trans Fat 0.6g
Cholesterol 56.2mg 19%
Sodium 197.1mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 30.4g 10%
Sugars 10.8g
Protein 7.2g 14%
Vitamin A 82%
Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 16%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.