Apple Acorn Squash Soup

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Dietary Interest:: no added sugar, high fiber, low cholesterol, vegetarian

Apple Acorn Squash Soup

Yield:

3 c (720 ml)

Total Time:

22 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups (420 g) acorn squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (18 g) small onion, peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 garlic clove, peeled
  • 2 cups (480 ml) chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 (112 g) large apple, quartered, seeded
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Steam squash in a steamer or microwave. Sauté onion and garlic in oil until onion is clear and tender. Set aside
  2. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to high.
  5. Blend for 5-6 minutes. Serve immediately.

Serve with sour cream or yogurt.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 cup (240 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 152
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 475 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 10 g
Protein 4 g