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