Luscious Lentil Soup (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan)
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This simple lentil soup recipe is made 'luscious' by adding garam marsala and freshly ground cumin.
Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 6-8
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 2-3 tsp garam marsala
  • 2-3 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 cups green lentils, rinsed & drained
  • 8-10 cups veggie stock or water +1 organic veggie bouillon cube
  • 4 large handfuls of baby kale or baby spinach leaves
  • 1-2 tsp sea salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • splash of red wine vinegar (optional)
  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion & garlic. Sauté for 3-5 mins, or until onions begin to soften.
  2. Add carrots & spices; sauté for about 5 mins more.
  3. Rinse lentils and add to pot with water.
  4. Cover pot, bring to a boil, and simmer 35-40 mins.
  5. Add salt & pepper (and bouillon cube, if using), and simmer another 10 mins. Add spinach or kale toward the end of this 10 mins and stir the soup to incorporate the greens.
  6. Add a splash of red wine vinegar, if using. Season with a little more salt and pepper, to taste.
  7. And, Serve!
Recipe by Naturopathic By Nature at