Breakstone's Butternut Squash Soup (Sponsored)

Top this savory dish with a dollop of sour cream and some crumbled bacon to make it extra-special.
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Butternut Squash Soup

Prep Time: 20 min. | Total Time: 45 min. | Makes: 8 servings, about 1 cup soup and 5 crackers each.

What You Need

1 Tbsp. olive oil

2 butternut squash (4 lb.), peeled, seeded and cut into chunks

1 onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 tsp. ground allspice

2 cans (14-1/2 oz. each) chicken broth

1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat PREMIUM Saltine Crackers

Make It

HEAT oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add squash, onions and garlic; cook 5 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in allspice; cook and stir 1 min.

ADD broth. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on low heat 15 min. or until squash is tender. Process, in batches, in food processor until smooth. Return to saucepan; cook until heated through, stirring occasionally.

LADLE into 8 bowls. Top with sour cream; swirl slightly. Serve with crackers.

Note:

For a thinner soup, add more chicken broth or water until of desired consistency.

Variation:

Store cooled soup in airtight container until ready to serve. Serve chilled with crackers as directed.

Apple Butternut Squash Soup:

Prepare as directed, adding 2 chopped peeled apples to oil in saucepan to cook with the squash, onions and garlic.

Nutrition Information Per Serving (light sour cream): 200 calories, 5g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 540mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate, 6g dietary fiber, 2g sugars, 6g protein, 430%DV vitamin A, 25%DV vitamin C, 10%DV calcium, 10%DV iron.

Exchange: 2 Starch, 1 Fat

Nutrition Information Per Serving (sour cream): 210 calories, 7g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 10mg cholesterol, 540mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate, 6g dietary fiber, 2g sugars, 6g protein, 430%DV vitamin A, 25%DV vitamin C, 10%DV calcium, 10%DV iron.

Exchange: 2 Starch, 1 Fat

Dietary Exchanges (or Exchange Calculations) based on Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes © 2008 by the American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetic Association.