Healthy Lentil Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Vegan Gluten Free
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • ½ White onion finely chopped
  • 1 small shallot finely chopped
  • 1 large clove of garlic crushed
  • 1 nub of fresh ginger chopped or grated
  • 1 cup of red lentils
  • 2 cups of vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp curry powder
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tbs of chopped fresh cilantro
  • parsley for garnish
  • 1 tbs coconut oil
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, heat the coconut oil over medium heat then add the onion and cook for 5 minutes until the onion become translucent.
  2. Next add the garlic, ginger, cilantro and other spices and cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Add the lentils and the stock and bring the soup to a boil, then turn it down to simmer, put the lid on and let it simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Once the soup is ready you can add the lime juice and garnish with parsley.
  5. Serve and enjoy
  6. Note: I pureed my soup in my blender, it will taste good either way.
Recipe by The Tray Chic at http://thetraychic.com/2015/01/08/healthy-lentil-soup/