Slow Cooker Spiced Apple-Squash Soup

Slow Cooker Spiced Apple-Squash Soup

Progresso® chicken broth provides a rich addition to a no-fuss squash and apple soup - slow cooked for a creamy dinner.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

8:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

8
cups cubed peeled butternut squash (about 3 lb)
2
large apples, peeled, chopped (about 3 cups)
1/4
cup finely chopped onion (about 1 small)
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth (4 cups)
1
cup apple juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except whipping cream and parsley.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  3. Blend soup in cooker with immersion blender, or blend soup in batches in blender container on low speed and return to cooker. Stir in whipping cream. Sprinkle each serving with parsley.
Makes 8 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
This soup freezes well. Freeze in 1-cup portions to reheat for quick lunches.
Choose a flavorful apple, such as Braeburn or Granny Smith.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 580mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.