Creamy Butternut Squash and Leek Soup

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“Creamy” doesn’t have to mean “filled with fat and empty calories,” and you don’t have to use heavy cream to make dishes delicious.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 40 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups cubed butternut squash, peeled and seeds removed
  • 2 cups cleaned leeks, chopped
  • 2 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1½ cups plain nonfat yogurt

Directions

  • In a large pot over medium heat, combine the water, squash, and leeks and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes. Remove from heat and add rosemary. Use an immersion blender to emulsify the squash and leeks until smooth.
  • Add the nonfat yogurt ¼ cup at a time while blending until creamy.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups cubed butternut squash, peeled and seeds removed
  • 2 cups cleaned leeks, chopped
  • 2 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1½ cups plain nonfat yogurt

Directions

  • In a large pot over medium heat, combine the water, squash, and leeks and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes. Remove from heat and add rosemary. Use an immersion blender to emulsify the squash and leeks until smooth.
  • Add the nonfat yogurt ¼ cup at a time while blending until creamy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories110
Total Fat0.5g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium45mg
Total Carbohydrate19g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars6g
Protein10g