Curried Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Curried Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup recipe? Learn how to make Curried Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup using healthy ingredients.


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Makes 6 servings



A good source of protien and extra filling when served on top of cooked basmati rice. If you like a little extra spice add some cayenne to the squash while sauteing.

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup

3 tbsp olive oil
24 oz butternut squash, cubed, peeled and roasted
1 large onion, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp gingerroot, peeled and minced
1 tbsp curry powder
1 cup red lentils
6 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

Recipe Directions for Curried Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup

  1. Heat oil in a large heavy pot over medium heat until foam subsides, then cook squash, onion, carrot, celery, garlic, ginger, and 1 teaspoon salt, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened and beginning to brown, 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Stir in curry powder and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes.

  3. Add lentils and broth and simmer, covered, until lentils are tender, 25 to 40 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.

  4. Serve soup with cilantro sprinkled on top. (Optional: add a little fat free sour cream if you like).

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Middle Eastern, Roast, Saute, Simmer, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Halal, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 436.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
288
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
782mg
33%
Potassium
1040mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
39.1g
13%
Dietary Fiber
13.4g
54%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
15.0g
Vitamin A 278% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 10% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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