Tuscan-Style Sausage Soup
with butternut squash and corn
Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Spice Level: Mild
Cook Within: 5 days
Contains: Milk, Wheat
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In Your Box (serves 2)
- 8 oz. Cubed Butternut Squash
- 8 oz. Italian Pork Sausage
- 3 oz. Corn Kernels
- ¼ oz. Parsley
- 2 tsp. Garlic Pepper
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Nutrition (per serving) Wq4yDpO4
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
- Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
- Seafood 145° F |
- Chicken 165° F |
- Ground Beef 160° F |
- Ground Turkey 165° F |
- Ground Pork 160° F
Customize It Instructions
If using ground beef, follow same instructions as Italian sausage in Steps 1, 2, and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 17-20 minutes.
If using ground pork, follow same instructions as Italian sausage in Steps 1, 2, and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 16-18 minutes.
If using ground turkey, follow same instructions as Italian sausage in Steps 1, 2, and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 17-20 minutes.
Start the Italian Sausage and Butternut Squash
Turn oven on to 425 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Spray provided tray with cooking spray.Remove Italian sausage from casing, if necessary. Place Italian sausage in provided tray and break into smaller pieces. Spread into an even layer.Add butternut squash in an even layer and top with garlic pepper and a pinch of salt. Bake uncovered in hot oven until starting to soften, 15-20 minutes.
Add the Broth
Carefully remove tray from oven. Add flour and stir until no dry flour remains.Add cream base, demi-glace, corn, and 1/2 cup water. Stir to combine. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.
Bake the Meal
Bake again uncovered in hot oven until soup is bubbling, butternut squash is tender, and Italian sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 15-20 minutes.While meal bakes, stem parsley and tear leaves.Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir in butter (to taste) until melted and combined. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.To serve, garnish with parsley. Bon appétit!
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