Enjoy Your Snack Time with this Delicious Butternut Squash Soup!!
Butternut Squash soup is a tasty and healthy, nutrition-packed snack item to try in our home. It is a rich and thick soup with tons of flavor. It is a good source of potassium, fiber, and several other key nutrients. The nutritional content of the butternut squash makes it beneficial for healthy skin and hair, digestion, and also to maintain blood pressure. As blood pressure is maintained, you can avoid serious health issues like stroke and other heart diseases. One cup of butternut squash contains nearly 7 grams of fiber that prevent constipation. This soup also helps to maintain a healthy digestive tract.
Everyone wish to maintain healthy eyesight throughout their lifetime. Butternut squash is a great source of lutein and zeaxanthin. These two antioxidants play a major role in improving the vision. You can also maintain your healthy bone structure with this yummy butternut squash soup. It greatly improves the mineral density of the spinal column. This squash is also rich in folate, iron, and zinc. These minerals protect against osteoporosis and help to maintain our bone health.
The benefits of this delicious soup are endless. It nearly contains half of our daily vitamin C dosage which is required to maintain healthy skin. This vitamin C rich soup reduces the risk of developing complications such as pneumonia and lung infection. It also protects your body from immune system deficiencies such as cardiovascular disease and many more. Sunflower oil is easily digestible and it provides essential fatty acids. It is a rich source of polyunsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E, which helps to regulate blood cholesterol. Because of its high smoke point, it is perfect for baking, cooking, dressing, and frying. So, you can use sunflower oil as a replacement for regular cooking oils as it is a more healthy option. Now we can see how to prepare this healthy and tasty butternut squash soup with simple ingredients at our home.
- 1 Butternut Squash, peeled and cubed
- 32 oz Chicken Broth
- 1 Onion, diced
- 2 Garlic Cloves
- 3 tablespoons SunRight sunflower oil
- Fresh thyme leaves
- Salt, to taste
- Pepper, to taste
In a large pot, heat SunRight sunflower oil in a medium flame. Then add garlic and onion to the oil and cook for 5 minutes until it changes to golden brown color. Add vegetable broth and butternut squash to it. Bring to boil. Cover the mixture and then cook for 15-20 minutes on a low flame until the squash is softened. Pour the entire mixture into a blender and blend until smooth. Your healthy butternut soup is now ready to serve.
Transfer the soup to a pot and then mix remaining stock to get the desired consistency. Add salt and pepper for taste. Serve the soup hot with fresh thyme, if needed. You can also store the soup in a freezer-safe, gallon Ziploc bags. It will stay fresh for 4 to 6 months. Surprise your friends and family today with this mouthwatering and nutrition-packed soup !!