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Servings: 6

Curried Red Lentil Quinoa Soup

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Curried red lentil quinoa soup - thick, loaded with protein and flavors, ready in under one hour. Healthy comfort food.
curried red lentil quinoa soup recipe
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion — , chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves — , pressed
  • 2 medium carrots — , chopped
  • 1 stalk celery — , chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp red curry paste
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 cup split red lentils
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pot over medium heat and add onion, Cook for 3 minutes, until soft, then add garlic, celery (optional) and carrots. Cook for 5 more minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add curry paste, tomato puree, vegetable stock and lentils. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes, until lentils are tender.
  3. Add quinoa. Cook for 10-15 more minutes until quinoa is cooked. Add more stock if the soup appears too thick for your taste.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley and lime slices.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 231, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 964mg, Potassium: 498mg, Carbohydrates: 35g, Fiber: 11g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 10g, Vitamin A: 4360%, Vitamin C: 5.2%, Calcium: 42%, Iron: 3.2%