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Curried Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

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

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

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