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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.

  • Cut squash in half lengthwise, into two pieces. Place skin-side down on a prepared baking sheet. Brush with maple syrup and pour lemon juice over top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 40 minutes or until tender and caramelized.

  • Meanwhile, add reserved squash seeds to a small bowl with vegetable oil and chili powder. Toss to coat, then arrange in a single layer on the remaining prepared baking sheet. Place in oven (alongside roasting squash is fine) and bake for 15 minutes. Toss seeds with a spatula, and cook for 15 minutes more or until browned.

  • Remove squash from oven and let rest until cool enough to handle. Use a spoon to scoop out the flesh and place into a blender. Add vegetable broth and purée for 30 to 45 seconds or until smooth. Set aside.

  • In a small bowl, stir sour cream briskly with a spoon until smooth. Divide soup evenly among four bowls, top with a dollop of sour cream, and add a sprinkle of toasted seeds. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

101 calories; fat 1g; carbohydrates 22g; protein 1g.