Moroccan lentil soup is a delicious and easy red lentil vegan soup recipe. This hearty healthy soup is flavoured with the popular spices of Morocco.
I can see you asking “what is Moroccan Lentil Soup”?
Well folks put quite simply Moroccan lentil soup is a comforting and filling healthy soup recipe.
Here, the warm, rich Moroccan spices of cumin, coriander, cinnamon and tumeric are paired together to create a perfectly flavoured authentic Moroccan soup.
But it’s not a hot spiced soup. No. It’s a fragrant lightly spiced soup.
Extremely easy to make and ready to serve in one hour, this excellent budget soup can serve up to 6 people.
And if you’re looking for an equally delicious Moroccan recipe as a diner option why not try out my Easy Moroccan chicken tagine with butternut squash recipe. No tagine needed!
There are so many benefits of usng lentils in your cooking.
Flavour wise on their own they’re not up to much. But once you combine them with some spices and other vegetables, then they’re brought to life.
With having virtually no fat and being extremely low in calories, lentils are a fantastic food to assist with weight loss.
The other great thing about them is that they are extremely filling and will leave you felling both full and satisfied after a meal.
I’m delighted to add this delicious Moroccan lentil soup to my huge selection of soup recipes.
As I’ve mentioned before eating a soup every day for lunch instead of sandwiches helped me to lose weight and get back in shape.
Why not give this soup a try today? There’s plenty to go round and it’s easily freezable too.
Other popular lentil soup recipes that you might also like to try here are :-
Why This Moroccan Lentil Soup Is Good For You
- Only 258 calories for this easy healthy moroccan red lentil soup.
- 77% of daily vitamin A requirement from each bowl
- 31% of daily Iron requirement from each bowl
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Moroccan Lentil Soup Recipe
Feel free to experiment with different combinations of spices other than those I’ve suggested in the recipe below. Make this recipe your own!
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- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 large onion finely diced
- 2 medium carrots finely diced
- 1.5 tsp ground cumin
- 1.5 tsp coriander powder
- Pinch of cinnamon
- 0.5 tsp turmeric
- 340 g red split lentils
- 1 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
- 1 L vegetable stock
- Freshly ground salt and pepper
- 1 tbsp fresh coriander chopped
- In a large pan over a medium heat gently heat the olive oil.
- Add the diced onion and sauté for about 2 minutes until softened then add the diced carrots and sauté together for a further 2 minutes.
- Add the spices stirring for another minute.
- Add the lentils, tomatoes and vegetable stock and stir to combine. Simmer on low heat for 20 minutes until the lentils are tender.
- Season to taste and serve with the coriander scattered over.