Slow-Cooker Gingery Butternut Squash Soup

Slow-Cooker Gingery Butternut Squash Soup
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Bake 15 m
Slow Cook 210 m
Cook 6 m
Slow Cook on HIGH or 5 1/2 hours on LOW

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 4 Place squash cubes and garlic in slow cooker with 1/4 cup water. Cover and cook on HIGH for 3 hours or on LOW for 5 hours or until squash is tender.
  2. 2 of 4 Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium-size nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion in skillet for 5 minutes or until softened. Stir ginger into skillet and cook 1 minute.
  3. 3 of 4 Heat oven to 350 degrees. Remove squash from slow cooker using a slotted spoon and discard garlic and remaining liquid in slow cooker. Puree half of squash in blender or food processor with half of onion mixture and 2 cups of the broth until completely smooth; pour into slow cooker and repeat with remaining squash, onion mixture, 1 cup broth and 3/4 cup water. Stir in salt and pepper, then cover soup and cook an additional 30 minutes or until hot.
  4. 4 of 4 While soup is heating up, if desired, place bread slices on a baking sheet and top each with 1 teaspoon cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Place 1 bread slice on top of soup in each serving bowl.
Nutrition Information for Slow-Cooker Gingery Butternut Squash Soup
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 5 g fiber, 143 kcal cal., 868 mg sodium, 0 mg chol., 0 g sat. fat, 0 null Mark as Free Exchange, 31 g carb., 3 g pro., 3 g Fat, total