Curried Lentil Soup
Updated: Apr 7, 2020
Lentils are low in fat, high in protein and fiber. Delicious and nutritious!
Makes 3-4 Servings
7 c. water
1 c. green or brown lentils, rinsed
1 onion, diced
1 stalk celery, diced
1 carrot, grated
1 c. cabbage, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 bay leaves (remove before serving)
2 large potatoes, cubed1 can (14 oz.) tomatoes, diced
2 tsp. curry powder
1 tsp. sea salt
pepper, to taste
Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on high for 4-6 hours.
If cooking on stove top, simmer about 5-6 hours.
For some interesting options, try these: Add 5-7 Shiitake mushrooms, diced small. Soak Shiitake in water to hydrate 10- 20 minutes before dicing.
Add diced greens like spinach or kale.
Add 1/4 cup cubanelle peppers, diced.
Add red pepper flakes for heat.
From “Spirit and Spices, The Vegetarian Way” by Astara E. Edmonds.