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Low Sodium Butter Squash Soup with Chicken Meatballs and Dumplings

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  Butternut squash 1 Medium, peeled, seeded and cubed
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Cinnamon 1 Inch, broken
  Whole peppercorn 5
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Low sodium chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Ground chicken 1 Pound
  Coriander 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Green chili 1 , finely chopped
  Spring onion green 1 , finely chopped
  Cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon, freshly squeezed
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (Room Temperature)

In a large pot heat the oil on medium high heat, add the peppercorns and cinnamon. Wait for the spices to sizzle for about 10 seconds and add the onions, butternut squash and the stock. Cover and let simmer for 20 minutes, until squash is tender. Blend all the ingredients to form a smooth texture. Season with salt to taste.

In a bowl mix together the ground chicken, coriander, green chilli, green onions, lime juice, cumin power and pepper powder with salt to taste. Mix the ingredients well, and form them into meatballs about an and inch and half in diameter. You can always form them bigger and smaller to suit your taste. Once formed, drop the meatballs into the soup. Add 1 cup of water, cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.

To form the dumplings, place the flour, baking powder, salt and butter in a bowl. Combine the ingredients and add the milk. Mix just until combined to form a ball of dough. Pinch one inch sized dumplings and drop them into the soup. Cover and let simmer for 10-12 minutes. You’ll know the dumplings are ready when the swell to double their original size and float to the top.

Garnish with a sprig of fresh coriander
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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 582 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.5%

Saturated Fat 5.3 g26.6%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 105.6 mg35.2%

Sodium 977.1 mg40.7%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.4 g45.5%

Sugars 13.9 g

Protein 33 g66.8%

Vitamin A 857.2% Vitamin C 168.2%

Calcium 25.8% Iron 36.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Low Sodium Butter Squash Soup With Chicken Meatballs And Dumplings Recipe Video