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Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Fall is a perfect time to make a pot of comforting soup. And it’s a chance to use nutritious butternut squash—full of vitamins A and C to fight off that inescapable winter cold.

Fun fall recipes, Butternut squash soup 

 

 

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes

Serves 4

 

Related: Squash Your Doubts About These Nutrient-Dense Fall Veggies

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 butternut squash
  • ½ cup chopped sweet onions
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger powder
  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • Dash of red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 can light coconut milk
  • ¼ cup olive oil

 

Instructions

 

Preheat oven to 425 F. Wash and cut the skin off of the squash. Cut squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Chop squash into 1-inch pieces. Place parchment paper over baking pan. Add squash, onion, and garlic to the pan. Sprinkle all seasonings evenly over squash. Drizzle olive oil over squash.

 

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Bake 35 minutes until squash is soft; let coolfor 5 minutes. Add baked squash mixture and coconut milk to blender or food processor; blend until smooth. Pour mixture into medium saucepan and heat over medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until warm. You can spice this up as much as you like by adding more curry powder or red pepper flakes.

Nutrition Facts: Calories: 285; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 611 mg; Carbohydrate: 22.7 g; Protein: 2.2 g

 

 

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Source: “Tastefulventure Foodie Adventures,” 2015. Web. 25 Sept. 2017.

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