Curried Butternut Squash Soup with Chicken, Rice and Spinach

My pilates instructor and I talk about food quite a bit during our workout. It sounds funny, but when you get two people together who love food, it’s inevitable.We were talking about butternut squash last
fall, which lead to my making a curried butternut squash soup. By the next session we had both made the soup and she had the great idea of adding chicken and rice to the soup. I told her I was stealing her idea and went home and made curried butternut squash soup with chicken, rice and spinach.

I didn’t want to roast or poach a chicken, so I bought a store-roasted chicken and chopped up the meat.

Four cups chopped roasted chicken

Four cups chopped roasted chicken

I used the pasta method to cook one cup of rice, which yielded three cooked cups.

Three cups cooked basmati rice

Three cups cooked basmati rice

Finally I  tossed in ten ounces of fresh baby spinach.

Ten ounces fresh baby spinach

Ten ounces fresh baby spinach

This butternut squash soup with chicken, rice and spinach is a hearty meal and it always nice to repurpose a recipe.

Happy National Soup Month!

 

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Curried Butternut Squash, Chicken, Rice & Spinach Soup

Add these three ingredients to the Curried Butternut Squash Soup recipe for a hearty main-course dish.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Stir in the chicken, rice and spinach. Cook until heated through.
  2. Freezes well.

 

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