Squash And Potato Soup Recipe

Introduction

Squash and potato soup is a great option if you’re searching for a hearty and nourishing soup recipe that’s ideal for chilly weather. This simple-to-make soup is tasty and creamy and is a terrific way to get your recommended daily intake of vegetables. Why not try it out and see if it can help you stay warm on a cool day?

Quick Highlights:

Main ingredients – Potatoes, squash, onion, heavy cream

Time – 35 mins {Preparation time – 10 mins, cooking time – 25 mins}; Servings – 4

Nutrients –  Rich in protein, vitamin C, magnesium and fibre

Ingredients

IngredientsQuantity
1. Squash2 cups
2. Potatoes2 cups
3. Onion1 (large)
4. Garlic2 cloves
5. Vegetable broth4 cups
6. Heavy cream1 cup
7. Olive oil2 tablespoon
8. SaltAdd to taste
9. Black pepperAdd to taste

Preparation of the ingredients

Peel and dice potatoes and squash

Chop the onions

Preparing the soup

1.  Heat the olive oil and dry heat onion and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes.

2.   Add cubed squash, diced potatoes, and vegetable broth to the pot.

4.  Boil the mixture and then simmer for 20-25 minutes.

5.  Blend the soup well to puree until smooth.

6.  Add heavy cream and mix well.

7.  Flavor with salt and pepper to taste.

Variations on the recipe:

1.  Add spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, or cumin to give the soup an extra flavor boost.

2.  The squash can be replaced with pumpkin or sweet potato, or add other vegetables like carrots or celery.

3.  The soup can also be topped with croutons, roasted pumpkin seeds, or chopped fresh herbs like parsley or chives.

Nutritional Information:

This squash and potato soup recipe contains approximately:

1.      356 calories

2.      22g fat

3.      35g carbohydrates

4.      7g protein

5.      6g fiber

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