Warming Winter Squash, Potatoes, and Lentils

By Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM

Jan 02

Warming Winter Squash, Potatoes, and Lentils

This warming bowl of plant-based comfort food lends itself perfectly to batch cooking. Simply cook several portions of each ingredient in an instant pot, slow cooker, or stewing pot. Refrigerate for up to one week, and you'll always have a nutrient-dense, satisfying meal waiting for you when you get home. Recipe and photo by @tarakemp_.

Warming Winter Squash, Potatoes, and Lentils
Yields1 ServingCategory,
Prep Time20 minsCook Time10 mins

 1 cup Acorn squash, pressure-cooked or stewed
 1 cup Lentils, pressure-cooked or stewed
 1 cup Yukon gold potatoes, pressure-cooked or stewed
 1 cup Spinach leaves, raw
 1 cup Arugula, raw
 10 Cherry tomatoes, sliced

1

Pressure-cook or stew the potatoes, squash, and lentils.

2

Place the spinach and arugula in a serving bowl.

3

Add a cup each of squash, potatoes, and lentils to the bowl.

4

Slice the cherry tomatoes in half and add them to the bowl.



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 full recipe

Servings 1


Amount Per Serving
Calories 489
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.7g3%
Total Carbohydrate 104g35%
Dietary Fiber 26g104%
Protein 26g52%

Vitamin A 114%
Vitamin C 110%
Calcium 31%
Iron 64%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Ingredients

 1 cup Acorn squash, pressure-cooked or stewed
 1 cup Lentils, pressure-cooked or stewed
 1 cup Yukon gold potatoes, pressure-cooked or stewed
 1 cup Spinach leaves, raw
 1 cup Arugula, raw
 10 Cherry tomatoes, sliced

Directions

1

Pressure-cook or stew the potatoes, squash, and lentils.

2

Place the spinach and arugula in a serving bowl.

3

Add a cup each of squash, potatoes, and lentils to the bowl.

4

Slice the cherry tomatoes in half and add them to the bowl.

Warming Winter Squash, Potatoes, and Lentils
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About the Author

Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM is the Digital Content Manager at Mastering Diabetes. She holds a Doctorate degree in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology & Anthropology from Hendrix College, and Certification in Plant-Based Nutrition through eCornell. Jamie has been enjoying a plant-based lifestyle since 1999. In addition to writing at Mastering Diabetes, she teaches continuing education courses to other health professionals on the science behind a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food lifestyle for specific medical conditions.