Here is a heartwarming spicy lentil soup recipe that is very tasty and full of flavor. If you have red lentils in your pantry, be sure to try this recipe which happens to be perfect for meal prep and batch cooking.
Lentil Soup Recipe
How to make an easy lentil soup with some garam masala spices, other spices, and carrots. Store leftovers in the fridge or freezer for your work lunch or dinner on a cold winter's night.
- 150 g red lentils washed and drained
- 6 medium carrots finely chopped
- 2 leeks sliced
- 2 l vegetable stock
- 1 bunch cilantro
- 1 onion
- 3 garlic cloves
- 1 tbsp garam masala
- 1/2 tsp ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp ground coriander
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- In a large saucepan, add the vegetable stock and red lentils.
- Bring to a boil and allow the lentils and stock to soften.
- To the same saucepan, add the carrots and leeks, salt, black pepper, spices, cooked onions, and cooked garlic.
- Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
- Allow to rest and cool down before you serve.
Serving: 1servingCalories: 185.4kcalCarbohydrates: 33.23gProtein: 5.67gFat: 4.29gSaturated Fat: 0.57gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.63gMonounsaturated Fat: 2.67gSodium: 2352.98mgPotassium: 571.5mgFiber: 7.26gSugar: 12.17gVitamin A: 17093.95IUVitamin B1: 0.17mgVitamin B2: 0.1mgVitamin B3: 1.54mgVitamin B5: 0.6mgVitamin B6: 0.36mgVitamin C: 14.11mgVitamin E: 1.58mgVitamin K: 36.31µgCalcium: 79.4mgCopper: 0.21mgFolate: 119.1µgIron: 2.81mgManganese: 0.65mgMagnesium: 42.43mgPhosphorus: 129.18mgSelenium: 2.14µgZinc: 0.85mgRead more nutritional information values.
Data source: USDA
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How To Store Lentil Soup
Ensure you use an air-tight storage container to keep the lentil soup extra fresh.
|Fridge||3 to 4 days.|
|Freezer||4 to 6 months.|
How To Reheat Lentil Soup
|Saucepan||5 minutes, on medium heat.|
|Microwave||2 minutes, covered.|
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