Squash-Quinoa Soup

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by Sayster

from Better Homes & Gardens

Top Review by yogiclarebear

I haven't been a fan of quinoa in the past, but it is so healthy I wanted to try it again. I'm so glad I found this delicous and healthy recipe! I used 1lbs of chicken for extra protein, and 5 cups of chicken broth. I couldn't find apricot nectar that wasn't full of high-fructose corn syrup, so I used 2 packages of apricot puree (baby food.) Worked great and thickened it up a bit. Next time I will add MORE cumin, a little something to sweeten, and maybe some ginger as well. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In saucepan cook chicken and shallot in hot oil over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until shallots are tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add broth, apricot nectar, squash, quinoa, and cumin. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  3. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Add zucchini.
  4. Cover and cook 10 minutes more or until squash and quinoa are tender.
  5. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Makes 6 (1-1/3 cup) servings.

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