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EASY BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

This butternut squash soup is simple to prepare and chock-full of nutrients, such as beta-carotene, calcium, vitamin C and potassium.

INGREDIENTS
2 pounds butternut squash,
peeled and chopped
5 cups of low-sodium
chicken stock
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 teaspoon ground sage
¼ cup 1% or skim milk
Salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS
Add butternut squash and chicken stock to a stock pot or sauce pan. Make sure the stock covers the squash. Add a pinch of salt.

Cook on high heat until it boils. Reduce heat to a simmer and cover.

Add herbs and pepper.

Simmer for 30 minutes, or until squash is tender.

Remove from heat and cool. Then mix soup in a blender until smooth, or use an immersion blender.

Stir in milk, and add salt and pepper to taste.

 
Per two-cup serving: 92 calories, 1g fat, 19g carbohydrates, 2g protein.