Curried Red Lentil Soup
Curried red lentil soup is a tasty soul warming soup that can be on the table in just one hour! This heart healthy soup serves 4 and is easy to make too!
Servings 4 people
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 onion finely diced
- 1 stick celery finely diced
- 2 medium carrots peeled and coarsely grated
- 2 cloves garlic crushed
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 ½ teaspoons medium curry powder
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- Pinch chilli flakes
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 200 g red split lentils
- 1 L vegetable stock
- 125 ml milk
- 1 tbsp coriander freshly chopped
Gently heat the oil in a large soup pot and add the onion and celery to soften it, stirring occasionally for about 2 – 3 minutes. Then stir in the carrot and garlic for a further 1 minute.
Add the salt, curry powder, turmeric, cumin and chilli flakes with a few grinds of black pepper. Stir to combine all.
Add the lentils and vegetable stock
Stir well, bring to the boil and turn down to simmer gently for 20 –25 minutes until all the mixture is completely softened. Remove from the heat.
When the soup has cooled a little stir in the milk and season to taste.
Serve in bowls, garnished with the coriander.
Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 1331mg | Potassium: 700mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5725IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 4.7mg