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Curried lentil butternut soup-frugal and cleansing!

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This is a quick soup that I make for my family that is healthy and filling. Lentils are really cheap to buy in bulk so they are a great frugal option. This soup has some of the main ingredients of the detoxing dish in India called Kitchari so you will get a cleansing effect also. My daughter was starting to get sick all day today and was nauseous with a mild fever. After she had a bowl of this soup she was back to her normal self. The healing magic of Curry and mung beans-Love it!

Curried lentil butternut soup


3/4 cup cooked lentils (leave some out of the blender if you like chunks in your soup)

1/2 cup cooked mung beans

1 cup cooked or canned butternut squash puree

1 cup coconut milk

1/2 cup water

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 small onion

1/2 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon curry powder

pinch of sea salt

Optional: for extra nourish soup you can add a little chicken or bone broth and a teaspoon of ghee.

Warm on the stove and top with some fresh cilantro and coconut milk. Serves 2-3