Curried Lentil Soup

Curried Lentil Soup
Staff Writer
Emily Jacobs

Add spice and heat to your next lentil soup with warm curry flavors. 

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4
Servings
288
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon coriander
  • 4 Cups vegetable stock
  • 1 Cup lentils
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Chopped cilantro, for garnish
  • Sour cream, for garnish

Directions

In a large soup pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, carrots, and celery. Cook for about 10 minutes until soft, and just starting to brown. Add the garlic, curry powder, cumin, and coriander. Stir to coat the vegetables in the spices and cook for about 1 minute. Add the stock, lentils, lemon juice, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle into serving bowls and garnish with cilantro and a dollop of sour cream.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
21%
Sugar
6g
7%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
31g
24%
Protein
9g
20%
Vitamin A, RAE
5µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
9µg
10%
Calcium, Ca
108mg
11%
Choline, total
19mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
8g
32%
Folate, total
94µg
24%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
32mg
10%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
111mg
16%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
582mg
39%
Water
36g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Curried Lentil Shopping Tip

Indian food is loaded with many herbs and spices. Make sure you have a stocked spice cabinet and a big appetite.

Curried Lentil Cooking Tip

As delicious as Indian food is, the smells are strong and they linger. Make sure to have your stove vents running and a window open if you don't want your furniture to smell like spices for a week.