Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

  • Cooking time40
  • Prep time10
  • Servings8
recipe image Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 0.13 tsp. five spice powder*
  • 2 quarts cut-up butternut squash, (about 1 large)
  • 1 medium Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 carton (900 mL.) chicken broth
  • 0.5 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 Tbsp. firmly packed light brown sugar

Instructions

Melt Becel® Buttery Taste margarine* in large heavy-duty soup pot over medium heat and cook onion with garlic, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender, about 7 minutes. Add five spice powder and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Stir in squash, apple, broth and juice. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Stir in brown sugar. Purée soup with immersion blender or in traditional blender in batches until smooth. Return soup to pot; heat through.