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Curried Red Lentil Soup

A bowl of creamy, yet textured, orange lentil soup garnished with coriander leaves

PC Organics Organic Red Lentils

Curried Red Lentil Soup

Red lentils cook quickly and there’s no need to soak them. Madras curry powder is sweet and mild; o...

Red lentils cook quickly and there’s no need to soak them. Madras curry powder is sweet and mild; other curry powders may result in a bitter tasting soup.

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Preparation: 15 mins
  • Ready in: 40 mins
  • Serves: 6
  • Dish Type: Vegan, Asian
  • Season: Spring
  • Course: Main
  • Main Ingredient: Lentils
  • Amount Per Serving

  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    350 mg

  • Sugars

  • Protein

    11 g

  • Calories

    180 cal

  • Total Fat

    3 g

  • Dietary Fibre

Curried Red Lentil Soup

A bowl of creamy, yet textured, orange lentil soup garnished with coriander leaves

PC Organics Organic Red Lentils

  • Amount Per Serving

  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    350 mg

  • Sugars

  • Protein

    11 g

  • Calories

    180 cal

  • Total Fat

    3 g

  • Dietary Fibre

How to make

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups (300 mL)PC® Organics Red Lentils
  • 2 tsp (10 mL)Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups (375 mL)Diced onion
  • 1-1/4 cups (300 mL)Diced carrots
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL)Salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL)Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp (5 mL)Minced garlic
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL)Minced ginger root
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL)Mild yellow curry powder, preferably Madras
  • 4 cups (1 L)Low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp (10 mL)Fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL)Chopped fresh coriander

How to make

  • Step 1Rinse and drain lentils; set aside.
  • Step 2Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat; cook onion, carrots, salt and pepper for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in garlic, ginger and curry powder; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes or until spices are very fragrant and onions are tender.
  • Step 3Stir in lentils; cook for 1 minute or until heated through. Pour in broth and 2 cups (500 mL) water, stirring to combine. Increase heat to medium-high; bring soup to a simmer then reduce heat to medium. Simmer uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes or until lentils are very tender. Remove from heat.
  • Step 4Blend using an immersion hand blender, or in batches using a standard blender, for 20 to 30 seconds or until soup is slightly creamy but still chunky. Stir in lime juice and coriander; serve garnished with additional coriander if desired.

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