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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup
Squash is a versatile powerhouse of nutrients. Loaded with vitamins A, fiber and minerals, this low carb, filling vegetable makes a great soup as a meal or a side.
- 1 large Butternut Squash peeled and diced into large chunks
- 4 cups organic vegetable stock or broth
- 1 Cup coconut milk
- 1/2 cup full-fat coconut cream (save this for the last step)
- 4 Tbsp. grass fed butter
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 small yellow onion diced
- 1 golden delicious apple peeled and diced
- 1 Tbsp. Sea salt
- 1 tsp. nutmeg
- 1 tsp. cayenne powder
- 1 tsp. fresh ground pepper
1. Add all ingredients into slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
2. Pour in coconut cream and coconut milk and blend by hand.
3. Use immersion handheld blender in the slow cooker to puree all ingredients. Or, you can pour the mixture carefully in small batches (it's hot!) into a blender to puree and blend all ingredients.
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15 g 23 %
Saturated Fat 12 g 58 %
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 20 mg 7 %
Sodium 1064 mg 44 %
Potassium 292 mg 8 %
Total Carbohydrate 14 g 5 %
Dietary Fiber 2 g 9 %
Sugars 6 g
Protein 2 g 3 %
Vitamin A 99 %
Vitamin C 18 %
Calcium 11 %
Iron 7 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
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