CURRIED TOMATO & LENTIL SOUP
Who doesn’t love a hot, creamy tomato soup? This recipe is adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi’s test kitchen.
CURRIED TOMATO & LENTIL SOUP
Who doesn’t love a hot, creamy tomato soup? This recipe is adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi’s test kitchen.
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated fresh ginger about a 2 inch piece
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes to taste
  • ¾ cup red lentils
  • 2 cups tomato sauce or tomato puree
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro save some leaves to garnish the top of the soup
  • 1 13.5 ounce can coconut milk *
  • sea salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • Lime wedges for serving
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a heavy soup pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, cook and stir until golden, about 5 – 10 minutes.
  2. Peel and finely grate the ginger.
  3. Add the chopped garlic, grated ginger, curry powder and red pepper flakes. Stir and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add the lentils, stirring to coat well. Add the tomato sauce, water, chopped fresh cilantro and a generous pinch of salt.
  5. Shake the can of coconut milk. Pour off about ¼ cup for serving the soup and add the rest to the soup pot.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer gently until the lentils are soft, but not mushy, about 25 minutes. Season with sea salt, fresh pepper, and more curry and red pepper flakes if needed.
  7. To serve, ladle the soup into bowls. Drizzle with coconut milk and top with cilantro leaves. Serve with a lime wedge.
Recipe Notes

Makes four generous servings.

Nutritional analysis per serving: 483 calories, 15 grams protein, 42 grams carbohydrates, 32 grams fat, 63 mg. sodium, 17 grams fiber.
Nutritional bonus: 67% RDA fiber, 50% RDA folate , 44% RDA iron

Share this Recipe

Comments are closed.

Maine Ingredients ~ Our Main Ingredients ™

© 2020 Cheryl Wixson's Kitchen, LLC. All Rights Reserved