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Squash Soup with Lentils

We always use this soup in the fall and wintertime when it’s colder and eat a large Supersalad with it. Perfect for dinner or lunch!

Ingredients:
2 large sweet onions, chopped
4 garlic cloves, chopped
2 lbs butternut squash or pumpkin, seeded and cut into cubes (about 2 inches in diameter)
1.5 cups red or yellow lentils
7 cups veggie stock or purified water

Spices:
2 tbsps ground cumin
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
1/2 inch fresh ginger root, grated
1/4 tsp ground coriander

Toppings:
Black pepper, freshly ground
Olive oil
Scallions, chopped
Diced parsley or cilantro
Red chili oil (if you like it spicy)

Directions:

  1. Add onions, garlic, cumin, cinnamon, ginger, coriander together in a saute pan and saute for 2 minutes.
  2. Then add the lentils and veggie stock or water, along with everything else into a large stock pot and cook on medium to low for 60 minutes.
  3. Blend with immersion blender or put into a regular blender after the soup is a bit cooler.
  4. Serve with suggested toppings and enjoy!