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Chipotle Butternut Squash Soup

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  • Fresh spinach adds vitamins to this creamy, dreamy soup. It's a delicious way to kick-start your resolution to embrace more meatless meals and a variety of vegetables.
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 3


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 oz package cream cheese, cubed
  • 15 oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tbsp Southwest Chipotle Seasoning Blend
  • 1 small carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cup butternut squash, peeled and diced
  • 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cup reduced-sodium chicken stock


  1. In a large saucepan, sauté the squash, carrot, onion, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon Southwest Chipotle Seasoning Blend in oil for 10 minutes.
  2. Add 1 1/2 cups broth; bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat.
  4. Cover and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until vegetables are tender; cool slightly.
  5. Transfer mixture to a blender; add the tomatoes, cream cheese, 2 1/2 teaspoon Southwest Chipotle Seasoning Blend and remaining broth.
  6. Cover and process for 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth.
  7. Return to saucepan; stir in beans, corn and spinach.
  8. Cook and stir until spinach is wilted and soup is heated through.