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Orange Scented Squash Soup
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Subtle hints of orange and cinnamon come through in this fall soup.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 174.5
Total Carbs 40.5 g
Dietary Fiber 6.7 g
Sugars 17.8 g
Total Fat 0.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 533.7 mg
Protein 5.1 g
Sodium 91.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Fruits , 1 1/2 Starch
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Servings
Ingredients

1 each  cooking spray
0 3/4 cup  fresh chopped onion
1 tsp  ground cinnamon
0 1/4 tsp  ground nutmeg
0 1/4 tsp  ground cloves
1 1/2 cup  cold water
3 lb  winter squash, cubed
1 each  large apples
1 tsp  grated orange peel
0 1/4 cup  orange juice
1 1/2 cup  fat free half and half
1 pinch  salt
1 pinch  white pepper
1 each  medium oranges
1 pinch  fresh chives
Directions
  1. Grease a large saucepan with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Cook onions 5 minutes or until translucent.
  2. Mix in cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves and cook 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in water, squash, apples, and orange rind and bring to a boil. Lower heat, place lid on pot, and let simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until squash is soft.
  4. Using a food processor or blender, puree mixture until there are no lumps.
  5. Whisk in orange juice and half-and-half. Sprinkle mixture with salt and pepper. Soup can be served warm or chilled.
  6. When ready to serve, garnish each bowl with orange slices and chives.

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