Curried Lentil Soup

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Curried Lentil Soup
Emily Jacobs

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

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4
Servings
308
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
18%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Protein
13g
27%
Carbs
41g
14%
Vitamin A
269µg
30%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
20%
Vitamin C
16mg
26%
Vitamin E
4mg
20%
Vitamin K
19µg
24%
Calcium
81mg
8%
Fiber
9g
35%
Folate (food)
253µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
253µg
63%
Iron
4mg
24%
Magnesium
46mg
11%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
9%
Phosphorus
178mg
25%
Polyunsaturated
8g
N/A
Potassium
607mg
17%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
9.2%
Sodium
900mg
37%
Thiamin (B1)
0.5mg
31.8%
Zinc
2mg
13%

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