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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup healthy crockpot recipe

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Lentil Soup


  • Author: Happy Healthy Mama
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Lentil Soup is easy to prepare, is vegan and gluten-free, and is full of wholesome flavor!


Ingredients

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  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium/large butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, and cut into small chunks
  • 1 cup brown lentils
  • 8 cups (64 ounces) low sodium vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped

Instructions

  1. Put all of the ingredients except the spinach into your Crock-Pot slow cooker* and mix well.
  2. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 hours.
  3. Remove bay leaf and transfer about 50% of the soup, in batches if necessary, to a blender and blend until smooth. Add the blended soup back to the Crock-Pot with the unblended portion and mix together.
  4. Add in the chopped spinach and stir until it is wilted. Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed. Enjoy!

Notes

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Category: soup recipes
  • Method: slow cooker
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: ~1 cup
  • Calories: 117
  • Sugar: 4 grams
  • Fat: 0.25 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 24 grams
  • Fiber: 8 grams
  • Protein: 6 grams

Keywords: Slow cooker butternut squash lentil soup