Acorn Squash 'n Pasta Soup Recipe

Looking for something to do with your Acorn Squash this is a nice way to warm thing up with this Acorn Squash 'n Pasta Soup Recipe.

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Acorn Squash 'n Pasta Soup


8 oz Acine di Pepe, Ditalini or Small Shells, uncooked

2 medium acorn squash (about 1 1/2 pounds each), split, peeled, seeded and quartered

2 Tbs margarine

1 large onion, chopped

3/4 tsp ground mace or nutmeg

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 cup grated carrot

1 1/2 tsp brown sugar

3 13 1/4-oz. cans low-sodium chicken broth (about 6 cups)


1 cup non-fat sour cream

1 Tbs sugar


Cook squash in one inch of water in covered saucepan for 15 minutes, or until tender. Cool. Scrape out pulp and put back in pot. Add margarine, onion, carrots, sugar, mace, ginger and cinnamon. Cover and simmer gently for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cook until vegetables are tender.

Add 3 cups of the broth and puree all in a blender or food processor. Return to the pot and add remaining three cups of broth, bring to a boil and add pasta. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes, or until pasta is done. Before serving, blend sour cream and sugar in a separate bowl. Put dollop on top of each bowl of soup. Serve hot.

NOTE: If soup is too thick, thin with additional chicken broth.

Servings: 4

Source: National Pasta Association

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