Thai Butternut Squash Chickpea Curry
Thai Butternut Squash Chickpea Curry
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Bring the incredible flavors of Thai cooking to your kitchen in a fun yet accessible plant-based way with this Thai Butternut Squash Chickpea Curry. It's packed with aromatic Thai flavors, is indulgent yet healthy, and is a satisfying complete meal. Plus, it’s meal prep friendly and makes great leftovers!

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 tablespoons unrefined coconut oil ((use refined for a neutral taste, or a neutral oil of choice))
    • 1 large onion, (diced)
    • 2 medium carrots, (diced)
    • Kosher salt to taste
    • 4 cloves garlic, (minced)
    • 2- inch piece ginger, (grated or finely minced)
    • 1-3 bird's eye chili peppers, (thinly sliced (peppers are optional; only use for spicy version)*)
    • 2 stalks fresh lemongrass, ( minced or grated (optional but recommended)**)
    • 5 tablespoons red curry paste ((see Recipe Notes below on spiciness level and brands)***)
    • 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth ((or water))
    • 1 (13.5-ounce / (400 mL) can full-fat coconut milk
    • 5 cups (700-730g) of peeled and cubed butternut squash ((~ 2.5 pound butternut squash) )
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce ((or 1 tablespoon Thai Light Soy Sauce)****)
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut sugar ((or pure maple syrup))
    • 2 (15-ounce / 425g) cans of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
    • 4 cups baby spinach or baby kale ((about 4 large handfuls) )
    • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar ((or lime juice))
    • 1 large handful fresh cilantro, (roughly chopped )
    • 1 handful Thai basil leaves
    • White rice or brown rice ((for serving, optional))

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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