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Butternut Squash & Tomato Posole

Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6
This soup recipe is a simple and delicious single pot meal perfect for a cold day.


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 lb butternut squash, peeled & diced (yields 3 cups)
  • 2 cups unsalted beef broth
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can white hominy, drained & rinsed
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can no-salt-added pinto beans
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 avocado, peeled & diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro


  1. In a large stockpot, heat oil over medium-high. Add onion, garlic & cook 5 minutes, or until onions begin to brown, stirring throughout.
  2. Add squash, broth, hominy, beans, tomatoes & chili powder. Reduce heat to medium, cover & cook 25 minutes, or until squash is tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve soup topped with avocado & cilantro.



Don't have time to prepare the butternut squash? Check your local grocery store for frozen butternut squash. A faster option for those with little time.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (489g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 320mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
    Dietary Fiber 12g 43%
    Total Sugars 8g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 9g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 142mg 10%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 945mg 20%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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