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Curried Red Lentil Soup Recipe

What You'll Need


1 large Vidalia onion, chopped

3-4 stalks celery, chopped

3¾ cups red lentils, rinsed

1 Tbsp cumin

¾ tsp turmeric

1½ tsp coriander

2 tsp kosher salt (or to taste)

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp curry or spicy curry

8 cups vegetable broth

2½ cups water

Juice of one freshly squeezed lemon (around ¼ cup)


How to Make It


SLOW COOKER INSTRUCTIONS

1 Add all ingredients to a large slow cooker pot, except the water and lemon juice.

2 Cover and cook on high setting for 5 hours.

3 Use an immersion blender to create an even creamier texture, if desired. Stir in the fresh lemon juice and water, and serve hot.

STOVETOP INSTRUCTIONS

1 Add all ingredients to large soup pot, except the lemon juice. Bring to boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to simmer.

2 Cover, and cook for 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils cook down to a smooth creamy soup.

3 Cover, and cook for 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils cook down to a smooth creamy soup.

Cooking Tips

This soups goes wonderfully with diced boiled potatoes, baby green peas, whole wheat pasta, or brown rice.

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