Sopa de Calabaza

Sopa de Calabaza

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Cook Time 40 min


  • 1/4 cup Country Crock® Spread
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 1/2 lbs. fresh calabaza or butternut squash, peeled and cubed (about 8 cups)
  • 1 garlic
  • 3 cups water*
  • 2 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon
  • 1 cup light cream or half and half


  1. Melt Country Crock® Spread in 4-quart saucepot over medium heat and cook onion with calabaza, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes or until almost tender. Stir in garlic and cook 30 seconds. Stir in water and Bouillon. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until calabaza is tender. Stir in cream; heat through. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  2. Process soup in blender or food processor, in batches, until smooth. Return soup to saucepot. Season, if desired, with salt and black pepper. Garnish, if desired, with crumbled queso fresco and chopped cilantro.

*Add more or less water for desired consistency.

Cost per recipe*: $ 3.09

Cost per serving*: $.77

* Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion per serving Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion per serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300
Calories from Fat 160
Total Fat 18 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 1440 mg
Total Carbs 33 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 4 g
Calcium 20 %
Iron 10 %
Vitamin C 90 %
Vitamin A 520 %