BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND COCONUT SOUP WITH SHRIMP

Ingredients

2 teaspoons expeller-pressed 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 fine sea 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.

Nutritional Info

Per Serving:
250 calories (60 from fat)
7g total fat
3.5g saturated fat
175mg cholesterol
480mg sodium
26g carbohydrates
6 g dietary fiber
7g sugar
23g protein

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