Indian-Style Red Lentil Soup

Indian-Style Red Lentil Soup

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Recipe Rating: 3.76522
Serves 6
Serve this delicious soup, based on a traditional Indian dish, with your favorite whole grain bread. It's a warm and comforting bowl of flavorful lentils and vegetables. Watch our video featuring this recipe.
Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup red lentils
  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 lemon (about 2 tablespoons), Juice of
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded kale
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
Method: 
Heat a saucepot over medium heat until hot. Add cumin and toast 1 minute or until aromatic. Add onion and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to brown and stick to the pot, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes with their juice and cook 2 minutes longer, stirring frequently. Add lentils, broth, 2 cups water, coconut milk and lemon juice; bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 30 to 35 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in kale and salt.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 240 calories (35 from fat), 4g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 410mg sodium, 37g carbohydrates, (8 g dietary fiber, 4g sugar), 14g protein.
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