Curried-Squash and Red-Lentil Soup
Curried-Squash and Red-Lentil Soup
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Sweet butternut squash, earthy red lentils, and curry powder are the stars of this lively vegetarian soup that’s wonderful ladled over basmati rice. A drizzle of cilantro oil heightens the wow factor.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1 1/2 pound butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 1 carrot, chopped
    • 1 celery rib, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 tablespoons minced peeled ginger
    • 1 tablespoon curry powder (preferably Madras)
    • 1 cup red lentils, picked over and rinsed
    • 2 quarts water
    • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, or to taste
    • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • Accompaniment: cooked basmati rice

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 609 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 46 g 70.59%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 46.58%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 15 mg 5.09%
    • Sodium: 64 mg 2.66%
    • Calcium: 55 mg 5.53%
    • Potassium: 857 mg 24.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 25.82%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 40 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 16 g 62.98%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 233%
    • Vitamin C 10.42%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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