Spicy Butternut Squash and Lentil Soup

This week to boost my weight loss I have made a batch of speed soup, i.e. soup full of super free and speed foods. It has been a great filler at lunch time and really tasty. To see my full weeks recipes of weight loss boosting check out this post.

Luke’s marks out of 10 = 7
super free foods = 4
speed foods = 5
syns on extra easy = 0*

Super Speedy Spicy Butternut Squash and Lentil Soup

Ingredients for 8 servings

I butternut squash diced
3 carrots sliced
3 sticks of celery sliced
2 large onions sliced
1 can of green lentils
garam masala, ground cumin, chili flakes, salt and pepper
1 1/2 pints of stock (chicken or veg)

  1. fry the onion in fry light
  2. add the stock and bring to the boil
  3. add the carrots, celery and butternut squash
  4. add the spices to your taste (remember you can always add more but can’t take away)
  5. simmer for 30 minutes
  6. blend the soup and heat for another five minutes.
  7. add the lentils and warm through
  8. serve topped with basil and chili flakes

* Although I make every effort to correctly work out syns values, please be aware that syn values may vary depending where you buy certain items and that being human I do make mistakes. If using my recipes please double check the syn value for yourself, I would hate a mistake to sabotage anyone’s weight loss.


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