Amazon Bean Soup With Winter Squash & Greens


  • 1 tablespoon  butter
  • 4 cloves  garlic, minced
  • 2   carrots, chopped
  • 1   medium onion, chopped
  • 6 cups  reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 pounds  buttercup squash, peeled and diced (about 6 cups)
  • 1   plum tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon  crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
  • 2 15-ounce cans  pinto or other brown beans, rinsed
  • 10 ounces  spinach, stemmed and coarsely chopped
  • 1   lime, cut into wedges


Shaped Like A Flattened Drum, Buttercup Squash Most Closely Resembles The Local Squash Used In This Comforting Hearty Soup From Northern Brazil. It Has A Dark Green Peel, A Grayish Turban-shaped Top And Dense Orange Flesh. Hubbard, Butternut Or Delicata S Favicon
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