Gut Health Soup #4

Gut Support

Red Lentil and Squash Soup

The aromatic spices make this a perfectly gut soothing meal.

Ingredients

  • ½ teaspoon each of turmeric, ground cumin, ground coriander, garam masala
  • 2 tablespoon organic coconut oil

  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2m slice of ginger root, peeled and minced
(more if you desire)
  • ½ butternut squash, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1½ cups red lentils, (soaked overnight) 

  • 5 cups filtered, OR spring water to cover
  • Fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • Pink Himalayan salt to taste

Directions

  • In a large pot, heat the organic coconut oil and stir in onion, garlic and ginger and cook till softened and just lightly browned.
  • Add spices and bay leaf, stirring in.
  • Add lentils, squash and stock and stir over high heat until boiling, lower heat, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes.
  • Spoon off any froth that rises to the surface.
  • When squash is soft and lentils are fully cooked (about 20-25 minutes), remove bay leaf and purée the soup till silky smooth, or leave as-is.
  • Serve in soup bowls and enjoy!
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