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Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe

Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe
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How To Make Spicy Lentil Soup

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Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, heat some olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and diced jalapeno pepper. Cook until the onion is translucent and fragrant.

  2. Add the cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper to the pot. Stir well to coat the onions and spices.

  3. Add the red lentils, vegetable broth, water, and diced tomatoes to the pot. Stir well and bring the soup to a boil.

  4. Reduce the heat to low and let the soup simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.

  5. Using an immersion blender or a regular blender, blend the soup until smooth and creamy.

  6. Stir in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Serve the soup hot, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves.

Nutrition

  • Calories : 270kcal
  • Total Fat : 2g
  • Saturated Fat : 0g
  • Cholesterol : 0mg
  • Sodium : 1250mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 47g
  • Dietary Fiber : 14g
  • Sugar : 7g
  • Protein : 17g
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