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Quinoa, Butternut Squash, Chicken, Bean Soup


About a month back, I tried a recipe using butternut squash, which isn't a common vegetable in my kitchen. It was on sale and I thought I'd give it another chance. 
Find the original RECIPE HERE and be amazed at the long list of hearty ingredients that I stashed into my rendition of this soup (see below).
I couldn't resist a recipe from a fellow cook named "Chelsea", and as a bonus, the soup turned out delicious, although I can't brag that it was a family favorite. It wasn't my kids' favorite. Sometimes healthful and full of new flavors isn't as satisfying to them as boring mac'n'cheese from a box.
I can say that I was successful at hiding the leftovers of this "soup" (which had thickened significantly in the fridge) as the filling for enchiladas using THIS favorite enchilada sauce recipe and with fluffy white tortillas.

Ingredients in my soup:
chicken broth,
chicken breasts
kidney beans
garbanzo beans
butternut squash
quinoa
petite diced canned tomatoes
corn
garlic
chili seasonings (chili powder, groud cumin, garlic salt, basil)


  

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