Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

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6 servings

This soup replaces fuller-fat butter and cream with Smart Balance™ buttery spread and Smart Balance® HeartRight® Fat Free Milk for a rich and creamy taste without all the saturated fat


  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon Smart Balance® Buttery Spread Original
  • 1 cup peeled and chopped apple (1 medium)
  • 2½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 pound potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 (12-ounce) package frozen cooked butternut squash
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup Smart Balance® HeartRight® Fat Free Milk


  1. Sauté onion in Smart Balance® Buttery Spread Original in a large saucepan for 3 minutes over medium heat or until translucent. Add chopped apple and sauté 2 to 3 minutes longer or until softened but not browned.
  2. Add broth and potato to saucepan and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until potato is very tender.
  3. Add frozen squash, salt, pepper, coriander, and ginger. Cook and stir until squash is thawed.
  4. Remove from heat and puree mixture using a stick blender or in a regular blender.
  5. Stir in Smart Balance® HeartRight® Fat Free Milk. Reheat slightly; do not bring to a boil.


Yield: 6 servings, 1 cup per serving
Per serving: 149 calories, 3g fat, 1g saturated fat, 0 grams trans fat, 1g polyunsaturated fat, 1g monounsaturated fat, 89mg Omega-3 fatty acids, 498mg Omega-6 fatty acids, 1mg cholesterol, 558mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 6g protein

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