This recipe sounds so delicious I could not resist adding it to my healthier eating collection of recipes!
This fragrant soup is easy, inexpensive, healthy, full of fiber, filling, and delicious . . . perfect for creating welcoming aromas on a cool rainy day.
Curried Lentil Soup
1 Tbsp. vegetable or olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 Tbsp. curry powder
4 cups vegetable stock or bouillon
2 cups water
16 oz. can, fire roasted tomatoes
2 cups dried lentils, uncooked
2-3 carrots, chopped
2 ribs of celery, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
1/2 c. red wine (optional)
1 c. chopped parsley (optional)
In a large saucepan, heat oil. Sauté onion and garlic until soft, not browned. Stir in curry powder, sauté 1 minute. Add broth, water, tomatoes, lentils, (wine), carrots, celery, and red pepper. Simmer covered until lentils are cooked, about 45 minutes. Stir in parsley, simmer 5 minutes.
For an even heartier soup or stew . . . serve over cooked brown rice or pearled barley.
Lentil soup is also delicious with…
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