As a professional food blogger, I'm excited to share with you a delicious and healthy recipe for weight watchers zero point butternut squash soup.
This soup is not only tasty, but also incredibly good for you, making it a perfect option for anyone who is looking for a comforting meal that won't derail their healthy eating goals
- 5 1/2 cups of Vegetable Broth
- 1 Medium sized Butternut Squash - peeled and cubed
- 1 Onion - chopped
- 1 Teaspoon of Ground Ginger
- 1 Teaspoon of Curry
- 1 Teaspoon of Minced Garlic
- 1/4 Teaspoon of Nutmeg
- Prep - Peel your butternut squash, remove the seeds and then cut into small one inch cubes. Use a grapefruit spoon to remove the seeds easily.
- Assemble - Place vegetable broth and butternut squash cubes into your slow cooker/crockpot. Now add in your chopped onion, ground ginger, curry powder, nutmeg and minced garlic.
- Slow Cook - Cover and cook for 4 hours on high, or on low for 6-8 hours until squash is tender. Once cooking is complete you can serve as is or for an extra smooth butternut squash bisque grab an immersion blender and puree.
- Ready to serve - garnish with some fresh parsley and grated cheese.
- Choose a ripe and fresh butternut squash with a firm, unblemished skin.
- Use high-quality chicken or vegetable broth to enhance the flavor of your soup.
- Use a high-powered blender or immersion blender to achieve a smooth, velvety texture.
- Don't be afraid to add spices and herbs such as ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, sage, thyme or rosemary to enhance the flavor of your soup.
- Use coconut milk or heavy cream for a creamy, luxurious texture.
- Add cooked beans, such as white beans or chickpeas, to increase the protein content of the soup.
- Add a bit of sweetness to the soup with honey or maple syrup, but be cautious not to overdo it.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 4 hours
- Category: Dinner
- Method: Slow Cooker
- Cuisine: American
- Serving Size: 1 bowl
- Calories: 25
- Sugar: 2.5 g
- Sodium: 345.4 mg
- Fat: 0.1 g
- Carbohydrates: 6.1 g
- Protein: 0.5 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
Keywords: Butternut Squash Soup