Recipe of the Month: Butternut Squash Bisque

Posted by Thorek Memorial Hospital | Oct 21, 2019 1:27:19 PM


Warm up this month with this healthy and easy Fall recipe for Butternut Squash Bisque. A delicious puree of butternut squash and sweet potatoes spiced with pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg and fresh ginger, this is sure to be a perfect Fall dinner for the whole family.



  1. In stockpot over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add onion, celery, carrot and ginger root. Saute until onion is translucent, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to boil. Reduce heat. Simmer until squash is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  3. In blender, process soup on medium speed until smooth, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Strain through China cap (look for a 12" fine strainer).
  5. Garnish with pumpkin seeds (optional).

Nutrition Facts (serves 8)

Calories: 90 kcal
Total Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 390 mg
Total Carb: 15 g
Dietary Fiber: 3 g
Protein: 2 g

Recipe courtesy of Feed Your Potential 365

Topics: healthy eating, healthy food, nutrition, recipe, diet, healthy eating tips, seasonal vegetables

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