Acorn Squash Soup Recipe

Acorn Squash Soup Recipe

Just in time for the Fall season, this recipe offers a different twist on acorn squash. This soup is made easily, and is ready in just one hour. Offering a smooth and creamy texture, we’re sure this will be your family’s new favorite side dish or lunchtime staple.

Prep: 10 minutes

Cooking: 40 minutes

Servings: 4-6, 1-cup each

Ingredients:

  • 4-cups (2-large acorn squash) seeded, and cut into 2-inch wide chunks
  • Melted butter for brushing
  • 1-Tbsp kosher salt, plus 1/2 tsp
  • 2-cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 4-Tbsp honey
  • 1-tsp minced ginger
  • 4-oz milk
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Brush flesh of the squash with a little butter and season with 1-Tbsp salt and 1-tsp freshly ground white pepper.
  3. On a sheet pan lay the squash flesh side up. Roast for about 30-35 minutes or until the flesh is nice and soft to the touch. Let cool.
  4. Scoop the flesh from the skin into a pot and add the stock, honey, and ginger.
  5. Bring to a simmer and puree using a stick blender. Stir in the milk, and return to a low simmer.
  6. Season with remaining salt, pepper, and nutmeg.

Will keep in refrigerator for about a week. Or it can be frozen.

Nutritional Information:

112 total calories, 2.5g fat, 1.7g monounsaturated fat, 3.3g protein, 22.4g carbohydrates, 3.6g fiber, 266mg sodium, 84mg calcium

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Rita Larsen Registered Dietitian at Elite Sports Clubs

Written by Rita Larsen, RDN, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Rita is certified in Positive Psychology, University of Penn; has a BS in Dietetics from Kansas State University; and an Internship and Masters at the Indiana University Medical Center.

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