Calories

170

Protein

5g

Carbs

25g

Fat

7g

Welcome fall with this delectable soup. This skinny chowder is full of vegetables, and has only 170 calories per serving! It’s also high in fiber to keep you full and satisfied. It has an amazing, sweet-’n-savory taste that’ll make you go back for seconds.

Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Chowder

Prep Time

5 min

Cook Time

30 min

Total Time

35 min

Recipe Type: Soup

Serving Size: 2 cups

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 medium leek, chopped (3 cups)
  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed (6 cups)
  • 1 small cauliflower head, chopped (4 cups)
  • 2½ cups low-sodium vegetable broth (reserve ½ cup)
  • 2 cups milk (1%)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon powdered garlic
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

Directions

  1. Heat butter in a large pot. Add leeks and sauté on medium, until softened. Add butternut squash and sauté another 5 minutes.
  2. Add cauliflower, 2 cups vegetable broth, milk, and seasonings. Heat on medium-low until vegetables are tender—about 20 minutes.
  3. Remove bay leaves.
  4. Mix ½ cup cold vegetable broth and cornstarch together. Add to soup and bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes. This will help the soup thicken.
  5. Serve hot.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 170 (60 from fat)
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 180mg
Carbohydrate 25g (4g dietary fiber, 8g sugar)
Protein 5g


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