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Red Lentil and Potato Chowder

Red Lentil and Potato Chowder

Red Lentil and Potato Chowder with onion, garlic, red potato, yellow squash with nutmeg, salt and pepper to season.


1 cup red lentils
3 cups water
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 red potato cut into small cubes
2 cups sliced yellow squash
3/4 cup 2 percent or soy milk
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Salt and pepper to taste


In soup pot, boil first 5 ingredients, then simmer for 30 minutes - everything should be very mushy.

Add 2 cups of yellow squash and simmer an additional 10 minutes.

Put everything (including the rest of the ingredients) in a blender and blend until smooth.

Gently reheat over low heat back in saucepan...Serve!

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.

Red LentilsRed potatoes

Did You Know?

Housewives in India add a little minced ginger and a few fresh spinach leaves to their lentils to make them creamy. Read more: Beans and Lentils

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