Curried Lentil Soup

I often order lentil soup from the middle-eastern restaurant close to my work. I still haven’t been able to match the taste of their soup, but this recipe is still delicious!


Curried Lentil Soup Recipe

2 tbsp olive oil
2 large carrots, diced
3 stalks celery, diced
1 medium onion, finely chopped
10 cups water
2 cups red lentils
2 tbsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tbsp dried oregano
2 tbsp dried mint
1 tbsp dried thyme
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tbsp curry powder
1 tbsp smoked paprika
lemon juice

Cook vegetables with olive oil in a large stock pot over medium heat, until soft

Add remaining ingredients (except lemon juice) to pot and bring soup to boil

Cover pot and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes

Use an immersion blender to puree soup to desired consistency

Serve soup with a splash of lemon juice


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