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Lentil soup is my go-to meal if I need to add some extra protein into my kids’ diets or if I’m craving more nutrient-dense foods.  This vegan lentil soup recipe is easy to make.  Makes a great thermos-lunchbox item too!

Lentil Soup
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Serves: serves 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Tb. coconut oil (or use vegetable oil)
  • 4-5 green onions, chopped
  • 3 large carrots, chopped
  • 2 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tb. tomato paste
  • 2 tsp. mild curry powder
  • 3 C. vegetable stock
  • 1 C. water
  • 1 C. dried red lentils
  • sea salt & black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Saute green onions, carrots and potatoes, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened, about 4-5 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomato paste and curry powder.
  4. Add vegetable stock, water and lentils.
  5. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 25-30 minutes or until lentils are tender.
 

This is the 4th of 5 soups in my blog series 5 Delightful Soups In Under 30 Minutes.  Didn’t catch the other ones?  Here they are: Tomato Soup In 20 Minutes, Butternut Squash Soup, White Bean Basil Soup.

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