Spicy Thai Squash Soup

Spicy Thai Squash Soup
Yield:
6 L or 24 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Ingredients

Ingredients Weights Measures
Kraft Oriental Sesame Dressing 8 oz. [225 g] 1 cup [250 mL]
onions, chopped 2 lb. [1.1 kg] 2 qt. [2 L]
red curry paste 1 oz. [30 g] 4 tsp. [20 mL]
reduced-sodium chicken broth 8 lb. [3.6 kg] 1 gal. [4 L]
water 8 lb. [3.6 kg] 1 gal. [4 l]
butternut squash, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes 8 lb. [3.6 kg] 1-1/2 gal. [6 L]
Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese Product 1 lb. [510 g] 2 cups [500 mL]
fresh cilantro, chopped 1 oz. [30 g] 1 cup [250 mL]
Kraft Oriental Sesame Dressing 2 oz. [60 g] 1/4 cup [60 mL]
onions, chopped 10 oz. [285 g] 2 cups [500 mL]
red curry paste 1/4 oz. [7 g] 1 tsp. [5 mL]
reduced-sodium chicken broth 32 oz. [900 g] 1 qt. [1 L]
water 32 oz. [900 g] 1 qt. [1 L]
butternut squash, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 lb. [900 g] 1-1/2 qt. [1.5 L]
Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese Product 4-1/2 oz. [130 g] 1/2 cup [125 mL]
fresh cilantro, chopped 1/4 oz. [7 g] 1/4 cup [60 mL]

Directions

Heat dressing in large stockpot or steam-jacketed kettle on medium heat. Add onions; saute 2 to 3 min. or until crisp-tender. Add curry paste; mix well. Gradually stir in broth and water.

Add squash. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low 12 to 15 min. or until squash is tender, stirring occasionally. Add, in batches, to blender; blend until pureed. Return to stockpot. Add cream cheese product; cook until melted, stirring frequently.

For each serving: Ladle 1 cup (250 mL) soup into bowl; sprinkle with 2 tsp. (10 mL) cilantro.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Make Ahead
Soup can be prepared ahead of time. Store in refrigerator up to 2 days. Reheat on low heat before serving, stirring frequently.
Substitute
Substitute homemade chicken stock for the chicken broth.

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Nutritional Information
Calories
 180
Total fat
 8 g
Saturated fat
 3 g
Cholesterol
 15 mg
Sodium
 1030 mg
Carbohydrate
 21 g
Dietary fibre
 3 g
Sugars
 7 g
Protein
 8 g
Vitamin A
 140 %DV
Vitamin C
 30 %DV
Calcium
 10 %DV
Iron
 8 %DV