Curried Acorn Squash Soup

Curried Acorn Squash Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home

  • Total Time: Prep: 50 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Crumbled cooked bacon, optional

Directions

  • Place squash, cut side down, in a greased shallow baking pan. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until the squash is almost tender.
  • In a large saucepan, saute onion and curry powder in butter until onion is tender. Remove from the heat; set aside. Carefully scoop out squash; add pulp to saucepan. Gradually add broth. Cook over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until squash is very tender. Cool slightly.
  • In a food processor, process the squash mixture until smooth; return to saucepan. Stir in the cream, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat until heated through (do not boil). Garnish with bacon if desired.

SOURCE: Taste of Home