Spiced Lentil Soup Recipe

Spiced Lentil Soup

Spiced lentil soup is a great addition to your recipe collection. This recipe takes only 15 minutes to prep, and 20 minutes to cook. It’s delicious, vegan, and perfect for a thermos to pack to school or work. Full of flavour, fibre, and very easy on your budget. This recipe is from Oh She Glows. http://ohsheglows.com/2016/04/03/glowing-spiced-lentil-soup/

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, with juice (398 ml)
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk (398 ml)
  • ¾ cup uncooked red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 3 ½ cups vegetable stock
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 package baby spinach (140 grams)
  • 2 tsp. fresh lime juice

Directions:

  1. In large pot, simmer onion and garlic in olive oil. Sautee for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Stir in turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, and cardamom. Sauté another minute till fragrant.
  3. Add diced tomatoes (with juice), entire can on coconut milk, lentils, broth, salt and pepper.
  4. Stir well, and bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer, uncovered, for about 20 minutes, until lentils are tender.
  5. Turn off heat, and add baby spinach. Add limejuice to taste. Serve.
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