Spicy Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Spicy Red Lentil Soup Recipe

How To Make Spicy Red Lentil Soup

Heat up your day with this spicy red lentil soup recipe, livened up with the combined spices of cardamom, cayenne, cumin, and curry.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1tspolive oil
  • cupsred onion,chopped
  • Salt and pepper ,to taste
  • 28oztomatoes,diced
  • cupsfrozen spinach,chopped
  • 2cupsdry red lentils
  • 2cupswater
  • 2tspdried basil
  • tspground cardamom
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tspground cayenne pepper
  • ½tspcurry powder


  • blender or handheld blender


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the onion until golden brown. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Mix in tomatoes, spinach, and lentils, then pour in water. Season with basil, cardamom, cumin, cayenne pepper, and curry powder.

  3. Bring to a boil and reduce to low heat. Simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally until lentils are tender.

  4. Transfer the soup to a blender (or use a handheld blender), and blend until smooth before serving.


  • Calories: 280.33kcal
  • Fat: 1.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.30g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 51.11g
  • Fiber: 9.92g
  • Sugar: 6.54g
  • Protein: 17.89g
  • Sodium: 757.93mg
  • Calcium: 70.90mg
  • Potassium: 883.15mg
  • Iron: 5.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 95.72µg
  • Vitamin C: 26.32mg
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