Butternut Squash Lentil Soup

Zero-Point Butternut Squash Lentil Soup

(Last Updated On: October 14, 2019)
Zero-Point Butternut Squash Lentil Soup
Try pureeing the Zero-Point Butternut Squash Lentil Soup to enjoy a thick, savory soup.
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Our Zero-Point Butternut Squash Lentil Soup will keep you warm during the winter and your body fired-up from the heat-inducing spices. Each bowl delivers an anti-oxidant punch with curry, cinnamon, garlic, and more. This recipe makes more than enough soup for 10 people. You may wish to freeze any remaining soup for another day. While this curried soup has no points, it does have calories with about 128 calories per serving.

Use an immersion blender to create a smooth, pureed texture and thicker soup. Enjoy our Zero-Point Butternut Squash Lentil Soup with our Parmesan Crackers!

 

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Zero-Point Butternut Squash Lentil Soup

Another zero-point wonder! While this soup is technically zero points, the calories per serving (about one cup) is not zero calories! It's 128 calories. Immensely satisfying, our Zero-Point Butternut Squash Lentil Soup provides loads of anti-oxidants and delivers a vegetarian delight with a good mix of six grams of protein and 27 grams of carbs. 

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Indian
Keyword butternut squash, curry, lentils, soup, spicy, vegetable
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 25 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 128 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet onion, large, diced
  • 1-1/2 cups carrots, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups celery, chopped
  • 2 lbs. butternut squash, med., peeled, seeded, chopped Easy tip: buy precut or frozen
  • 3 tbsp ginger, fresh, peeled, minced
  • 1 tsp salt (optional)
  • 2 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup red lentils, cleaned, rinsed
  • 4 cups vegetable broth, fat-free
  • 4 cups water
  • salt & pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Prepare all the ingredients. Place all the ingredients in a large slow cooker. 

  2. Cook for 4-6 hours on high, or until all the vegetables are softened.

  3. If desired, use an immersion blender to puree all the ingredients (or just half the soup). This creates a smooth texture and blending of the tastes.

  4. This soup will taste better than the next day after you refrigerate and then reheat.

Nutrition Facts
Zero-Point Butternut Squash Lentil Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 128
% Daily Value*
Sodium 84mg4%
Potassium 580mg17%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 12900IU258%
Vitamin C 31.4mg38%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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