Your little ones will love this slightly sweet soup made with apple and maple syrup. Packed with nutrition, this soup is easy to make, and a perfect meal for those cold winter nights.
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 small onion, diced
1 celery rib, cleaned and diced
1 apple, peeled and chopped
1 pkg. pre-cut butternut squash (or one squash, cubed)
4 cups chicken stock
1/2 tsp. dried sage
1 tbsp. maple syrup
1 cup nonfat milk
Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large pot, sauté onion, celery, apple, and butternut squash until fragrant and slightly soft.
- Add 3 cups chicken stock, sage, and maple syrup and simmer on low for approximately 10-15 minutes until vegetables are very soft.
- Using an immersion blender, blend soup until smooth.
- Stir in milk and salt and pepper to taste.
Serve warm in bowls and garnish with crunchy croutons and fresh sage (optional).