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Creamy Coconut Butternut Squash Soup 

Ingredients

Serves:6
Serving Size: 1 cup

2 Tablespoon olive oil
¾ cup chopped onion
4 cups peeled butternut squash chunks, (1-inch pieces)
1 medium green apple, cored and cut into 1-inch chunks
½ cup chopped pecans, toasted
1/3 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon McCormick Turmeric, ground
¼ teaspoon McCormick Nutmeg, ground
1 cup vegetable stock
1 can (13.66 ounces) Thai Kitchen Lite Coconut Milk
Directions:
20 mins Prep time
35 mins Cook time

Heat oil in large saucepan on medium-low heat. Add onion; cook and stir 3 minutes or until slightly softened. Add squash, apple and pecans. Cook on medium heat 1 minute, stirring occasionally.

Stir in orange juice, turmeric, nutmeg and stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until squash is tender, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.

With center part of cover removed to let steam escape, puree soup in batches in blender on high speed until smooth. Return pureed mixture to saucepan. Stir in coconut milk. Simmer for 5 minutes. Ladle into soup bowls. Garnish with additional turmeric and finely chopped apples, if desired.
Nutrition Information per serving: Calories: 227, Sodium: 92 mg, Total Fat: 15g, Protein: 3g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol;: 1mg, Carbohydrate: 20g, Fiber: 4g.
Source: McCormick Spices
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