Butternut Squash Soup

Recipe by Kim127
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook bacon slices in large pot until crisp.
  • Remove bacon and drain.
  • Reserve 2 tbsp drippings in pan.
  • Crumble bacon and set aside.
  • Saute onion and carrots in bacon drippings over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes (until onion is tender).
  • Add celery and apple to pan and saute 5 minutes.
  • And garlic and saute 1 minute.
  • Add squash and chicken broth.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until carrots are tender.
  • Process mixture, in batches, in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  • (Hot mixtures will erupt out of blender if too full- believe me I know).
  • Return mixture to pot.
  • Stir in lime juice and next 7 ingredients.
  • Simmer for 7-10 minutes or until thickened.
  • Top soup with crumbled bacon and garnish with sour cream and red pepper.
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