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Slow Cooker Smoky Butternut Squash Soup

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Land O' Lakes
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Chopped chipotle chiles give this butternut squash soup a smoky flavor and a little extra kick.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
25 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
5 hrs
Recipe Servings



1 (3- to 3 1/2-pound) (6 cups) butternut squash, peeled, cubed 3/4 inch

1/2 cup finely chopped onion

1 (14-ounce) can chicken broth

2 teaspoons chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce

1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar

2 cups Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1/2 teaspoon salt


1/4 cup finely chopped red apple

2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 


Spray inside of 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with no-stick cooking spray. 

Place all soup ingredients except half & half and salt into slow cooker. Cover; cook, stirring once, on Low heat setting 4 hours or on High heat setting 2 1/2 hours, or until squash is tender. 

Pour half of soup into 5-cup blender container or food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; blend until soup is smooth. Pour into bowl. Repeat with remaining soup. Return soup to slow cooker. Stir in half & half and salt. 

Cover; cook on Low heat setting 15-20 minutes or until heated through. 

Garnish each serving with apple and chives.


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