Curried Lentil Soup
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 45
  • Servings: 4-6
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 lb. lentils (I like to use green French lentils)
  • 2 quarts chicken stock or water
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable broth powder if using water
  • 2 tsp. curry powder
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • Seasoned salt to taste
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a large soup pot, sauté onion, garlic, carrot and celery in oil until tender. Then add lentils and cover with stock or water by 2-3 inches.
  2. Add spices and simmer over medium heat until lentils are tender (about one hour).
  3. Stir occasionally and adjust seasoning if needed.
  4. You may add water if more broth is desired.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This soup is inspired by my favorite Indian dish, dal. After a day out in the woods, this soup is fabulous! Easy, super quick and delicious!