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Coconut Lemongrass Red Lentil Soup

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Soups and Salads
Coconut Lemongrass Red Lentil Soup


  • 2 tbsp coconut oil

  • 2 large onions, peeled and chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger root, minced

  • 1-2 drops lemongrass essential oil

  • 4 tbsp tomato paste

  • 4 carrots, peeled and chopped

  • 4 tbsp curry powder

  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 8 cups vegetable broth

  • 1 cans coconut milk

  • 4 cups fresh tomatoes, chopped

  • 3 cups dried red lentils

  • 4-6 handfuls baby spinach

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat coconut oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and fresh ginger. Cook until onion is translucent, then add carrots and sauté 5-7 minutes

  • Add tomato paste, curry powder and red pepper flakes. Cook for another 1-2 minutes stirring constantly until all the vegetables are coated and flavours are combined.

  • Add vegetables broth, coconut milk, diced tomatoes and lentils. Cover and bring to a boil on medium high heat. Reduce to a simmer

  • Add lemongrass essential oil and cook for approximately 30 minutes until lentils are cooked through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Add spinach and stir until wilted.

  • Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and sour cream.

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