• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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    There's butternut squash, leeks, and spinach as well as white beans in this hearty, rich, and flavorful vegetarian soup. It's a recipe that proves the slow cooker is as well suited to vegetable recipes as to big pieces of meat.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound dried Great Northern beans, rinsed
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
    • 3 leeks, white and light-green parts only, halved lengthwise, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces, and well washed (4 cups)
    • 5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes, plus more for serving
    • 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces
    • 3 sprigs sage
    • 1 Parmesan rind, plus finely shredded Parmesan for serving
    • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 bunch spinach, trimmed and washed
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 131 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 7.76%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.83%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 284 mg 11.82%
    • Calcium: 51 mg 5.1%
    • Potassium: 300 mg 8.57%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.92%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 16 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.95%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 11.05%
    • Vitamin C 4.35%
    • 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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