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Thai Green Curry with Butternut Squash and Yellow Peppers

Spicy green curry paste pairs perfectly with the sweetness of butternut squash and bell peppers. For a striking color contrast, spoon over black forbidden rice or red Himalayan rice.

Spicy green curry paste pairs perfectly with the sweetness of butternut squash and bell peppers. For a striking color contrast, spoon over black forbidden rice or red Himalayan rice.

Servings
6

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped (2 cups)
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, diced (21/2 cups)
  • 2 Tbs. green curry paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)
  • 3 cups cubed peeled butternut squash
  • 1 13.5-oz. can light coconut milk
  • 2 cups firmly packed spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil

Preparation

1. Heat oil in pot over medium heat. Add onion, and sauté 5 to 7 minutes. Add bell peppers, and cook 3 minutes. Stir in curry paste and garlic, and cook 
1 minute. Add butternut squash and coconut milk, and bring to a simmer. Partially cover pot, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes. 2. Place spinach, cilantro, and basil in blender with 1/4 cup water; blend until smooth. Stir into curry mixture, and cook 1 minute to allow flavors to meld.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 169
  • Carbohydrate Content 20 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 10 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 4 g
  • Sodium Content 114 mg
  • Sugar Content 6 g