Acorn Squash Soup With Chicken and Red Pepper Meatballs

Settle down and warm up with this cozy and seasonal soup. Lean chicken or turkey meatballs make this homemade dish a winner! For an added dollop of flavor, garnish with sour cream and a bit of red pepper.

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2 servings

Pierce squash skin with fork. Place in microwaveable dish; microwave on HIGH 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Cool 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine chicken, bell pepper, egg substitute, parsley, coriander, cinnamon, and black pepper in large bowl, mix lightly. Shape mixture into eight meatballs. Place meatballs in microwavable dish; microwave on HIGH 5 minutes or until cooked through. Set aside to cool.

Remove and discard seeds from cooled squash. Scrape squash flesh from shell into large saucepan; mash squash with potato masher. Add broth and meatballs to saucepan; cook over medium-high heat 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add additional liquid if necessary.

Garnish each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream and ground red pepper.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 309 calories, Carbohydrates: 23 g, Protein: 31 g, Fat: 12 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 208 mg, Fiber: 4 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 Bread/Starch, 1/2 Fat, 3 Meat.

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