Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn Squash Soup

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"'The recipe for this thick and creamy soup was given to me by a fellow squash lover,' reports Dorrene Butterfield from her home in Lincoln, Nebraska. 'The attractive rich yellow soup is especially enjoyable during the cool nights of Indian summer.'"
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30 m servings
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  1. In a large saucepan, saute the onion and celery in butter. Stir in flour, bouillon, dill, curry and cayenne until blended. Gradually add broth and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add the squash, salt and pepper; heat through.
  2. In a blender, process the soup in batches until smooth. Pour into bowls; garnish with bacon.

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The flavors were so great! This soup is so yummy. I did alter it a bit - I didn't have curry or celery and I only had baby onions, so I sauted the onions and sprinkled onion salt, celery salt, a...

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I think this would be excellent if you enjoyed the taste/texture of squash more than I do. I wanted to be brave, so we tried it. It went well with seasoned pork chops, though, so I would recomme...

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The flavors were so great! This soup is so yummy. I did alter it a bit - I didn't have curry or celery and I only had baby onions, so I sauted the onions and sprinkled onion salt, celery salt, a...

This is a great recipe and I would give it 5 stars without alteration. I cooked a fresh acorn squash by cutting it in half, taking out the seeds, and putting both halfs cut side down on a cooki...

This was very good! I didn't use the bacon and i used vegetable broth so that it was vegetarian. The curry really defines this soup. I loved it and I'm not a huge squash or soup person. A hard c...

This was a really wonderful soup recipe--one I will surely make again. Husband loved it, even though he was wary of the acorn squash he saw sitting on the counter. :) I used one large squash, wh...

Wonderful! Although I had to substitute 2% milk for the evaporated milk, it still came out really good. I'll make this again!

My husband and I really enjoyed this delicious soup. I did not have celery or bacon and it was still very tasty.

The best squash soup I've tried. I added 3 cups of stock to make a more soupy consistancy.

Soup was excellent. Thick, tasty and filling. Didn't alter the recipe at all although I assumed on the direction as they were brief.

Unbelievably good soup! I bought really good curry powder and wanted to use it and this was perfect. I wouldn't change a thing.

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