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    Spicy Squash Soup (Crock Pot)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    8 hrs

    -Sylvie-'s Note:

    I adapted this from 'The Book of Slow Cooking' by Anne Sheasby, which I borrowed from the local library. As I had to return it before I had a chance to try this soup, I thought I'd post it here to share and for future use. If you make it before me, please let me know how it turned out. If you leave out the bacon this is vegetarian.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt the butter in a pan and saute onions, garlic and celery for 5 minutes. Add the butternut squash and all the spices and saute for a further five minutes, stirring occasionally.
    2. 2
      Transfer to crock pot, add stock and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
    3. 3
      Carefully transfer to a blender, or using a stick blender, puree until smooth.
    4. 4
      Add cream, cover and heat for another 30-60 minutes.
    5. 5
      In the meantime, preheat your boiler to high and grill the bacon strips until crisp, turning over once.
    6. 6
      Drain bacon on paper towels.
    7. 7
      Stir the cilantro into the soup and divide into serving bowls.
    8. 8
      Crumble the bacon and sprinkle over the top.
    9. 9
      Serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 06, 2012

      55

      My husband and I really like this soup. I only used a 1/4 tsp of chili powder, as our daughter doesn't like things that are too spicy. Even with that small amount, the soup still has a kick. There was some nice fond left in the bottom of the skillet after I browned the veggies, so I poured in the vegetable stock to de-glaze the pan. The bacon garnish was also a big hit. Everything tastes better with bacon!

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    • on October 09, 2006

      55

      I made a pot of this for tonight's dinner. Left off the bacon until it's served. Of course I had a big cup for myself for lunch. Ooh, with some fresh French bread... I made it as listed.Next time I'll probably reduce the chili powder, but it depends on what DH has to say.

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    Nutritional Facts for Spicy Squash Soup (Crock Pot)

    Serving Size: 1 (700 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 433.5
     
    Calories from Fat 132
    30%
    Total Fat 14.6 g
    22%
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 38.9 mg
    12%
    Sodium 305.3 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 75.0 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 13.1 g
    52%
    Sugars 15.3 g
    61%
    Protein 10.9 g
    21%

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    vegetable stock

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