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Red Lentil Soup

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Red Lentil Soup
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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
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Healthy, because

Even smarter

Lentils are rich in protein, making them an ideal ingredient for vegetarians and vegans. They're also a good source of iron and vitamin C, among other nutrients.

The sour cream can be replaced by a vegetable alternative or just nixed entirely.

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 onion
1 garlic
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon red Curry paste
150 grams red Lentils
400 grams lumpy tomatoes (canned)
600 milliliters Vegetable broth
salt
lemon juice
cayenne pepper
Ingredients
sour Whipped cream
cilantro
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Peel and finely chop the onion and garlic. Saute the onion, garlic and ginger in hot oil for 1-2 minutes, until translucent. Add the curry paste and lentils. Saute briefly. Add the tomatoes and broth. Simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add broth, as needed.

2.

Season with salt, lemon juice and cayenne pepper.

3.

Serve garnished with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkled with cilantro.