Curried Lentil Soup

January 11, 2019

Curried Lentil Soup

Serves 6-8

This soup features low-calorie and high in protein green lentils! - a great choice for a healthy meal. Lentils are packed with fiber and iron - making them both filling and good for you. The savory aromatics, warm spices, and flavorful coconut milk round out the flavors of this soup. Garnish with some fresh cilantro and lime juice for a feel-good meal.


Soup Base:
1 onion, roughly chopped
2 cloves garlic
1-inch piece fresh ginger, roughly chopped
1 28oz can diced tomatoes

For the Lentils:
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons curry powder
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne 
2 cups green lentils, uncooked
3 cups chicken broth
1 can full-fat coconut milk

Garnishes:
6 oz fresh spinach
Juice of one lime
1 handful cilantro, chopped

Directions: 

1. In a food processor, blend together the soup base ingredients until smooth, then set aside.

2. Set a multi-cooker to the sauté function. Heat the butter, then add the spices, and cook for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.

3. Add the blended soup base to the spices and sauté for another 3-5 minutes.

4. Add the lentils and chicken broth to the pot and cook on high pressure for 18 minutes.

5. Carefully release the pressure according to your machine’s instructions. Stir in the coconut milk and spinach and serve hot with a garnish of fresh lime juice and cilantro.

 

Ingredients

Blend together the soup base

Ready to pressure cook

Pressure cooking done

Add coconut milk and spinach

Ready to enjoy




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