Red Lentil Soup

Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Recipe Details
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp ground red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 small sweet red pepper(s), chopped
  • 2 medium uncooked carrot(s), chopped
  • 29 oz fat free chicken broth, or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 pound(s) dry lentils, red, washed
  • 1/8 tsp table salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 cup(s) plain fat free yogurt
Instructions
  1. In a medium nonstick pot heat oil; add cumin, coriander, red pepper and cinnamon, stir until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add bell pepper and carrots. Cook until just tender, 5 minutes.
  2. Add broth, lentils and salt. Bring to a boil. Simmer until lentils are tender about 20 minutes. Purée in batches in blender.
  3. Serve with dollop of yogurt. Yields 1 1/4 cups soup and 1 tablespoon yogurt per serving.

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