Butternut Squash, Kale, and Chanterelle Mushroom Soup

This is a lovely broth-based butternut squash soup that screams out 'fall!' I used chanterelle mushrooms, but shiitakes or any other wild mushrooms will work great too!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
6 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • ½ medium sweet onion, diced

  • 6 chanterelle mushrooms, trimmed and sliced

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 teaspoon butter, or as needed

  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed

  • 3 cups vegetable broth

  • 2 cups cubed peeled butternut squash in 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1 bay leaf

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 pinch curry powder

  • 5 leaves kale, stems removed, thinly sliced

  • salt to taste

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high and add mushrooms and salt. Cook until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Stir butter into mushrooms and let melt fully. Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add broth, squash, and bay leaf. Season with pepper and curry powder. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and partially cover the pot. Cook until squash is soft, about 15 minutes.

  3. Stir kale into the pot and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper to taste, if desired.

Cook's Note:

Worth a try with homemade chicken stock and including chicken bits in the soup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

116 Calories
4g Fat
18g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 116
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 450mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 47mg 235%
Calcium 91mg 7%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 392mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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