Acorn Squash Bisque

Difficulty: Beginner Cook Time 50 min Total Time 50 mins Servings: 6 Best Season: Fall


This festive and delicious holiday soup is packed with acorn squash, pears and a protein boost with nonfat yogurt. 



  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat.

  2. Add onions and cook, stirring constantly until softened, 3 to 4 minutes.

  3. Add squash, pears, garlic, ginger and thyme; cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

  4. Add broth and water; bring to a simmer.

  5. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until squash is tender, 35-45 minutes.

  6. Puree soup, in batches if necessary, in a blender. (If using a blender, follow manufacturer’s directions for pureeing hot liquids.)

  7. Return soup to pot and heat through.

  8. Stir in lemon juice.

  9. Garnish each serving with a spoonful of yogurt.

  10. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 119
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.76g5%
Saturated Fat 0.6g3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg1%
Sodium 58mg3%
Potassium 595mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 20.7g7%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g15%
Sugars 5.2g
Protein 6.1g13%

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Calcium 7%
Iron 6%
Vitamin D 0%
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $2.21

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

Keywords: acorn squash, pears, nonfat yogurt

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