Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

A new take on the classic recipe, this spicy butternut squash soup uses reduced-fat yogurt to provide a rich, creamy texture.

This soup has just enough kick to wake up your taste buds without setting them on fire. And the recipe makes enough for a family dinner or a week of meal prep!

Watch 21 Day Fix creator Autumn Calabrese and her brother, chef Bobby Calabrese make their own version of this recipe for Butternut Squash Soup on their healthy cooking show, FIXATE!

With a dash of crushed red pepper, this Spicey Butternut Squash has just enough kick to wake up your taste buds without setting them on fire.
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Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

With a dash of crushed red pepper, this Spicy Butternut Squash Soup has just enough kick to wake up your taste buds without setting them on fire.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 6 servings
Calories 136 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 ½ cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs, leaves removed and chopped, stem discarded, divided use
  • 6 tsp. reduced-fat (2%) plain yogurt

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. 

  2. Add onions; cook, stirring frequently, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until translucent. 

  3. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute. 

  4. Add squash, broth, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; gently boil, covered, for 25 to 30 minutes, or until squash is soft. Remove from heat. 

  5. Place soup in a blender or food processor, in 4 or more batches, if necessary; cover with lid and kitchen towel. Blend until smooth.

  6. Return soup to saucepan over medium heat. Add 1 tsp. thyme; cook, stirring constantly, until soup is hot. 

  7. Season with salt and pepper if desired. 

  8. Ladle soup into six serving bowls. Garnish each with 1 tsp. yogurt, and sprinkle all with remaining 2 tsp. thyme.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 136 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 185mg8%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

With a dash of crushed red pepper, this Spicey Butternut Squash Soup has just enough kick to wake up your taste buds without setting them on fire.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
3 Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
1 Carb
1 Fat

Body Beast Portions
4 Vegetable
1 Fat

Portion Fix Containers
3 Green
1 tsp.

2B Mindset Plate It!
A great FFC as part of lunch.

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