Red Lentil Soup Recipe

April 6, 2016
by Merce Muse for Thrive Market
Red Lentil Soup Recipe

When making purées at home, the blender really is your best friend. Take this red lentil soup, for example. After sautéing onion, garlic, lentils, and carrots with plenty of spices, the whole thing gets blitzed until it reaches a velvety smooth consistency.

Red Lentil Soup

Yield: 1 serving
Active Time:

Ingredients

For the soup:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, sliced
1/2 tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Himalayan sea salt
Freshly ground pepper
Large pinch cayenne pepper
1/2 quart vegetable broth
1/2 cup filtered water
1/2 cup red lentils, rinsed
1/3 cup chopped carrots or sweet potato
Juice of 1 lemon

For serving:
Coconut milk, to garnish
Chia seeds, to garnish
Cilantro leaves, to garnish

Instructions

Make the soup
Heat olive oil in large pot and sauté onion until tender. Stir in garlic, tomato paste, cumin, salt, and pepper. Heat 1 minute. Stir in cayenne, broth, water, lentils, and chopped carrots or sweet potatoes. Cook 30 minutes until lentils are tender. Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth. Stir in lemon juice.

Garnish and serve
Garnish with splash of coconut milk, chia seeds, and cilantro.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

Add to Shopping ListAdded to Shopping List
Organic Red Split Lentils

Retail Price:$5.63


Our Price:$4.15(Save 26%)

in cart

Add to Shopping ListAdded to Shopping List
Organic Coconut Milk
13.5 oz can

Retail Price:$3.99


Our Price:$2.75(Save 31%)

in cart

Add to Shopping ListAdded to Shopping List
Organic Black Chia Seeds

Retail Price:$8.99


Our Price:$6.45(Save 28%)

in cart

Add to Shopping ListAdded to Shopping List
Organic Black Chia Seeds

Retail Price:$8.99


Our Price:$6.45(Save 28%)

in cart


Add to Shopping ListAdded to Shopping List
Organic Tomato Paste

Retail Price:$2.99


Our Price:$2.15(Save 28%)

in cart

Add to Shopping ListAdded to Shopping List
Himalayan Fine Pink Salt

Retail Price:$9.65


Our Price:$6.95(Save 28%)

in cart

Add to Shopping ListAdded to Shopping List
Cayenne Pepper
2.89 oz container

Retail Price:$5.59


Our Price:$3.95(Save 29%)

in cart

Add to Shopping ListAdded to Shopping List
Black Whole Peppercorns
2.65 oz container

Retail Price:$6.49


Our Price:$4.75(Save 27%)

in cart

Add to Shopping ListAdded to Shopping List
Ground Cumin Seed
2.31 oz container

Retail Price:$5.99


Our Price:$3.95(Save 34%)

in cart
Print Article

This article is related to: Food, Gluten-Free, Soup Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, Recipe, Lunch, Dinner

Share This Article

Kitchen Hack: How to Quick-Pickle (Almost) Any Vegetable