Exotic Spiced Lentil and Tomato Soup

This soup shares many of the tastes you’d find in a curry, but is light and playful and combines fantastically with a warmed grain or crackers.

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked green lentils
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced small
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 carrots, diced – do not peel!
  • 10 hot house tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 cups gluten-free vegetable stock
  • 3 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground anise seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole mustard seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan rock salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground all spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • cayenne pepper to garnish – can also be added into the soup while cooking

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Once heated, add onion, garlic, ginger, and carrot. Saute until onions are translucent.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer and cook for 25 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and serve with a sprinkle of cayenne to those that want it.

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Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 200
  • Calories from Fat: 22
  • Total Fat: 2.4
  • Sodium: 148 mg
  • Carbs: 34.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 14.8 g
  • Net Carbs: 19.6 g
  • Sugars: 6.8 g
  • Protein: 12.2 g