Slow-Cooker Carrot-Butternut & Fennel Soup

A perfect first course soup for any fall or winter dinner.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 1261
Protein: 42g
Carbs: 270g
Fiber: 33g
Sugar: 175g
Sodium: 2151mg
Fat: 11g

Recipe Information

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours

Ingredients:

1 Fennel bulb (cored & chopped)
3 apples, peeled, cored and chopped
3 Celery stalks, chopped
1-½ lbs. baby Carrots
4 cups Butternut Squash (peeled and cubed)
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp.  garlic salt
1 Yellow Onion, chopped
1 Tbsp. brown sugar
¼ tsp. ground ginger
¼ tsp. ground cloves
2 cups apple juice
1 can (14 oz.) of chicken broth
1 cup water
1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk

Directions:

  1. In a 6 quart crock pot slow cooker, place all ingredients (except milk) and cover crock pot with lid.
  2. On low setting cook for 8 hours. With hand held blender puree vegetables until smooth. Add milk and more apple juice or chicken broth until soup is smooth and soup is consistency of a light cream soup. Top each bowl of soup with a teaspoon of sour cream or yogurt and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Recipe Reviews

Such warm, creamy, and flavorful soup perfect for a fall or winter day. It is extremely easy to make. A great recipe to toss in the crock pot and c

Hollie
Jun 27, 2016

Such warm, creamy, and flavorful soup perfect for a fall or winter day.
It is extremely easy to make. A great recipe to toss in the crock pot and come home to after a workday. Not only does it taste amazing but makes your house smell amazing too! A great vegetarian meal or side. This soup also reheats very well.

Fantastic flavor: the cinnamon and fennel added extra excitement; the aroma while it simmered was remarkable. It might have been a 5-star recipe if i

Kathryn
May 07, 2012
ClevelandOH

Fantastic flavor: the cinnamon and fennel added extra excitement; the aroma while it simmered was remarkable. It might have been a 5-star recipe if it had included caloric/nutritional info.

Ocean Mist Farms , USA 4.5 5.0 2 2 Such warm, creamy, and flavorful soup perfect for a fall or winter day. It is extremely easy to make. A great recipe to toss in the crock pot and come home to after a workday. N
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