I made this soup yesterday and I just HAD to share with you...it is sooo yummy and perfect for these cold winter days!
Maple Squash Soup with Apple
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, coarsley chopped
2 large Granny Smith apples (1 pound) peeled, cored and cut into chunks
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon gound cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 package (12 oz) frozen winter squash, thawed
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
3/4 cup 1% milk
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
In a soup pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and apples and cook, stiring often, until tender. Stir in cinnamon,cumin, salt and pepper.
Add the squash and broth. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
Puree the soup in batches in a food processor or blender. Return to the saucepan and stir in the milk and maple syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often. Allow it to cool slightly and serve.
Makes 6 servings
Per serving: 180 calories, 3 g protein, 37 g carbohydrates, 4 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 500 mg sodium, 7 g dietary fiber