Spicy Acorn Squash and Bean Soup

Seasoned with a kick, this winter vegetable soup is sure to keep you warm through those cool brisk months.


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Spicy Acorn Squash and Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Required - Cooking Time: 6-8 hours

Ingredients

4 medium white potatoes, skin on, cut into bite-size cubes
1/2 acorn squash , skin on, cut into bite-size cubes
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 can chickpeas, rinsed
1 can peas
1 can of Italian stewed tomatoes
2 large carrots, chopped into bite sized pieces
1-2 hot peppers, finely chopped
4 cups vegetable stock
juice from 1 lime
handful of kale, ribboned sliced
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
salt and pepper to taste


Directions

  1. Toss all the ingredients except the kale and the lime juice into a crock pot and set on high for 6-8 hours (depends on you crock pot).
  2. In the last half hour, remove a 1/4 of the soup and blitz in a blender. Pour it back into the soup to get a creamier consistancy.
  3. Add kale and lime juice and cook for the last half hour.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

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