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Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Spiced carrot & lentil soup recipe? Learn how to make Spiced carrot & lentil soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by yannalondon

Makes 4 servings



A delicious, spicy soup, packed full of iron and low fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour

Recipe Ingredients for Spiced carrot & lentil soup

2 tsp cumin seeds
1 dash Chilli
2 tbsp olive oil
600 g carrots , washed and coarsely grated (no need to peel)
140 g split red lentils
1 l hot vegetable stock (
125 ml milk
1 tbs plain yogurt
200 g naan breads, to serve

Recipe Directions for Spiced carrot & lentil soup

  1. Heat a large saucepan and dry-fry the cumin seeds and chilli flakes for 1 min, or until they start to jump around the pan and release their aromas. Scoop out about half of the seeds with a spoon and set aside. Add the oil, carrot, lentils, stock and milk to the pan and bring to the boil. Simmer for 15 mins until the lentils have swollen and softened

  2. 2.Whizz the soup with a stick blender or in a food processor until smooth (or leave it chunky if you prefer). Season to taste and finish with a dollop of yogurt and a sprinkling of the reserved toasted spices. Serve with warmed naan breads.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 529.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
405
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.9g
21%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
885mg
37%
Potassium
890mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
58.5g
20%
Dietary Fiber
15.0g
60%
Sugars
11.9g
Protein
17.4g
Vitamin A 505% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 12% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
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