3-4h before icon

BUTTERNUT SQUASH PERFORMANCE SOUP

BUTTERNUT SQUASH PERFORMANCE SOUP

0 from 0 votesOnly logged in users can rate recipes
Recipe by Eat This For Performance Course: 3-4H Pre Performance MealsDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

1

hour 

It's 3-4 hours until you train or compete and this is the time to be eating an energizing balanced meal like this Butternut Squash Performance Soup. This recipe is packed with energizers, superfoods and muscle builders, and will not disappoint!

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut squash

  • 6 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 1/2 cups onion, diced

  • 3 medium zucchini, diced

  • 1 tsp curry powder

  • 5 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained

  • 3 cups chicken broth

  • 3 cups plain Greek yogurt

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F
  • Cut the squash in half lengthwise and remove the seeds. Place the halves on a
  • baking sheet, cut side down. Bake about 45-50 min until soft. Alternatively, cook
  • partially covered, then cook at high intensity about 8 min for each half. Let the halves cool down, carve out the pulp then dice into 1.5 cm cubes. Set the cubes aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the diced onion, zucchini and curry powder.
  • Cook, while stirring, until softened, about 2-3 min. Add the squash, chickpeas and broth. Cook over medium heat until the zucchini are tender, about 10 min. Purée the soup in a blender and adjust the seasoning.
  • Pour the soup into bowls, swirl in the yogurt and extra virgin olive oil. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size1 servings


  • Amount Per ServingCalories580
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 23g 36%
    • Sodium 810mg 34%
    • Total Carbohydrate 73g 25%
      • Dietary Fiber 14g 57%
    • Protein 24g 48%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

      Leave a Comment

      Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

      Share on facebook
      Facebook
      Share on twitter
      Twitter
      Share on pinterest
      Pinterest
      Share on email
      Email