BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP 🥣 🍁




Fall has finally arrived! (Sort of - since some days still feel like summer) Since it’s supposed to get colder this weekend and I have lots of fun Fall activities planned, I was really wanting some warm soup! This was pretty easy to make and full of good veggies 🥕🍠  I served mine with curry roasted chickpeas for extra crunch 😋 (you can find the recipe for those below!)


Servings: 8

Calories per serving:  205 cal

Protein per serving: 7 g

Carbs per serving:  43 g (6g fiber)

Fat per serving: 1.8 g (0.6 sat fat)


Ingredients:

2 lbs butternut squash

4 cloves garlic

1 yellow onion

2 stalks celery

2 potatoes

1/2 cup carrots

1 can chickpeas (drained and rinsed)

6 cups chicken broth

2 cups skim milk

2 tsp butter

Pepper to taste

3 springs thyme


Directions:

1. Prepare vegetables: peel and chop butternut squash, mince garlic, chop onions, celery, carrots, and potatoes. 

2. Add butter to to large pot and melt. Add garlic and onion and sauté for 4 mins. Add chickpeas, onion, celery, carrots, and potatoes and sauté for 4 more mins (stirring constantly). Then add butternut squash to pot and stir well.

3. Add  chicken broth and skim milk to pot and bring to boil. Reduce to a simmer, add springs of thyme, then simmer (lid mostly on) for 30 mins. 

4. Remove thyme and discard, blend contents of soup using hand blender in the pot or by transferring to regular blender and blending. Then allow to cool and enjoy! 😋


Roasted Curry Chickpeas

8 servings

Nutrition: 54 cal, 2g protein, 8g carbs, 1.8g fat


Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas (drained and rinsed)

2 tsp olive oil

4 tsp curry powder

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp black pepper


Directions: preheat oven to 425. Mix all ingredients in bowl, transfer to lined baking sheet, then bake for 30 mins (shaking half way through). Remove from oven and add to soup!

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