Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup With Shrimp

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Savor this Thai-inspired soup
Coconut Soup
Whole Foods Market

Savor this Thai-inspired soup, with a base of creamy coconut milk, rich butternut squash, a hint of spicy peppers and succulent shrimp. For a shortcut, look for peeled and cubed butternut squash in the produce department. Serve over rice or noodles if you like.

6
Servings
275
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 2 Teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon red curry paste, more to taste
  • 2 Teaspoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces, about 4 cups
  • 2 Cups low-sodium gluten-free chicken broth
  • 1 14-ounce can coconut milk
  • 1 Pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 Cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 Cup shredded coconut, toasted (optional)
  • Lime wedges

Directions

Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and ginger. Cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant and onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in curry paste, sugar and salt and cook 1 minute longer. Stir in squash, broth and coconut milk and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until squash is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

Stir in shrimp and simmer just until cooked through, about 2 minutes. Stir in cilantro, sprinkle with coconut and serve with lime wedges on the side.

Butternut Squash Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Butternut Squash Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
27%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
13g
66%
Cholesterol
98mg
33%
Protein
15g
29%
Carbs
18g
6%
Vitamin A
488µg
54%
Vitamin B12
0.8µg
14%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
17.1%
Vitamin C
20mg
33%
Vitamin E
3mg
13%
Vitamin K
5µg
6%
Calcium
101mg
10%
Fiber
2g
8%
Folate (food)
53µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
53µg
13%
Iron
3mg
18%
Magnesium
81mg
20%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
4mg
20%
Phosphorus
303mg
43%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
640mg
18%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
6%
Sodium
752mg
31%
Sugars, added
1g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
10%
Zinc
1mg
9%

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