Gather the freshest ingredients: butternut squash, curry powder, vegetable broth, coconut milk, onion, garlic, ginger, red lentils, carrots, celery, and a medley of aromatic spices.
Start by dicing butternut squash, chopping onions, garlic, and ginger, and slicing carrots and celery.
Sauté the onions, garlic, and ginger until fragrant. This crucial step unlocks the essential oils in these aromatics, infusing your stew with layers of savory goodness.
Add the curry powder to the sautéed aromatics, allowing it to bloom and impart its aromatic richness to the stew. This infusion sets the stage for the distinctive curry flavor.
Layer the slow cooker with diced butternut squash, red lentils, carrots, and celery. Pour in the sautéed aromatics and curry-infused mixture.
Set the slow cooker to the desired time and let the ingredients meld into a sumptuous stew. The slow-cooking process ensures that every element absorbs the flavors.
Indulge in the Best Slow-Cooker Curried Butternut Squash Stew, a dish that transcends ordinary stews. Immerse yourself in the heartwarming embrace of slow-cooked perfection.