Ginger Squash Soup with Parmesan Croutons
Ginger Squash Soup with Parmesan Croutons
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    This full-flavored soup is remarkably low in fat and can be completed in less than an hour. Use an immersion blender, if you have one, to partially puree the soup.

    Ingredients

    • 2 3/4 pounds orange-flesh winter squash, such as butternut
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 medium leek, trimmed, white and green parts, cut into 1/4-inch pieces (1 cup)
    • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger, or more to taste
    • 1 medium parsnip, (4 ounces), peeled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
    • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste
    • 4 cups Homemade Chicken Stock, or canned low-sodium chicken broth, skimmed of fat
    • 2 three-quarter-inch slices whole-wheat bread, crusts removed
    • 3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 318 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.81%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.76%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 7 mg 2.32%
    • Sodium: 715 mg 29.79%
    • Calcium: 208 mg 20.85%
    • Potassium: 1178 mg 33.66%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.96%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 50 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.85%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 57.56%
    • Vitamin C 78.26%
    • Vitamin D 0.13%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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