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Dice the onion. Mince the garlic and ginger.  

Peel the LeaderBrand squash, remove the seeds and cut into cubes. 

Heat a large heavy based pot with oil. Add the onions, sauté for 4-5 minutes until translucent. Add on the garlic and ginger cook out for 1 minutes. Add the spices and salt.  Add the LeaderBrand squash sauté for 2 minutes stirring often. Pour in the chopped tomatoes and vegetable stock. Cover the pot with a lid and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Add the chickpeas and coconut milk into the pot. Cook for 10 minutes. Mix through the LeaderBrand baby spinach and serve.  

Season with salt and pepper if required. 

Garnish with yogurt and fresh coriander if you wish. Serve with rice and naan. 

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Creamy, smooth, and very nutritious! Toss through another salad, add a handful to a smoothie or cook with many other dishes.

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Servings per package: 3

Serving size: 40 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100 g
Energy  32 kJ 81 kJ
Protein 1.2 g 3.0 g
Fat, Total 0.1 g 0.3 g
– saturated <0.1 g <0.1 g
Carbohydrate 0.0 g 0.0 g
– sugars 0.0 g 0.0 g
Dietary Fibre 1.0 g 2.4 g
Sodium 7 mg 17 mg
Folate 88 ug (44% RDI*) 220 ug
Vitamin A  113 ug (15% RDI*) 283 ug

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

LeaderBrand Buttercup Squash


Our squash’s unique chestnut flavour and vibrant colour enhances any meal. Use it in delicious soups, pastas, and pies, or bake it into moist cakes and breads.

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Serving Size: 80g Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy  252.8 kJ 316.0 kJ
Protein 1.3 g 1.6 g
Fat, total 0.3 g 0.4 g
– saturated 0.1 g 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 11.7 g 14.6 g
– sugars 3.2 g 4.0 g
Dietary fibre 2.6 g (9% RDI*) 3.2 g
Sodium 0.0 mg 0.0 mg
Folate 37 µg (18% RDI*) 46 µg
Potassium 352 mg 440 mg
Vitamin A 157 µg (21% RDI*) 196 µg
Vitamin E 1.68 mg (17% RDI*) 2.1 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only

*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

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  • 450g LeaderBrand Squash
  • 120g bag LeaderBrand Baby Spinach
  • 2 tbsp oil 
  • 2 onions diced 
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger  
  • 5 cloves garlic minced 
  • ½ tsp turmeric  
  • 1 tsp cumin 
  • 1 tsp coriander 
  • ¼ tsp paprika 
  • 2 tsp garam masala  
  • ½ tsp salt   
  • 400g tin chopped tomato  
  • 300ml veggie stock  
  • 2 x 400g tins chickpeas   
  • 400ml tin coconut milk


  • Yogurt (optional)  
  • Fresh coriander.