Monday, November 13, 2017

Butternut Squash Soup in the Slow Cooker

Photo and Recipe by Taste of Home

This is an easy recipe that will make 14 servings (great for the next day too!) in your slow cooker.

Takes 30 minutes prep time.  Gives your family a hearty dinner with little prep time when you are busy preparing for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

Ingredients:  1 chopped medium onion, 2 tablespoons butter, 1 medium butternut squash (about 4 pounds), peeled and cubed, 3 (14 1/2 ounce) cans vegetable broth, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root, 1 minced garlic clove, 1 cinnamon stick, and 1 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese, softened and cubed.

In a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender.  Transfer to a 5-6 quart slow cooker and add squash.  Combine the broth, brown sugar, ginger, garlic and cinnamon and pour over squash.  Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until the squash is tender.  

Cool slightly.  Discard the cinnamon stick.  In a blender, process the sop in batches until smooth to remove lumps.  Return all to slow cooker and whisk in the cream cheese.  Cover and cook 15 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.  
Thanks for stopping by Soup Tuesday.

1 comment:

  1. This sounds like the perfect fall soup! and so easy