Pureed Pumpkin and Lentil Soup With Orange Juice

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is from my 365 Ways to Cook Vegetarian cookbook. You could substitute acorn or butternut squash for the pumpkin. This looks like a really yummy fall dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, soak the lentils for 15 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a soup pot, heat oil over medium-high heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, until softened, 2-3 minutes. Stir in cinnamon and honey.
  3. Add carrot, celery and broth. Cover and bring to a rolling boil. Add lentils, dill and orange zest. Lower heat to medium.
  4. Cook and cover until lentils are tender, 40-50 minutes. Stir in squash and orange juice. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. To serve, ladle soup into bowls, sprinkle with dill or parsley and serve with sour cream on the side.

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