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sweet potato lentil soup

Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

Creamy and cozy, this is a lentil soup recipe that's sure to satisfy your craving for a hearty bowl of comfort food. It's packed with nutrients and is naturally vegan and gluten free!
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 497 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 onion onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 red chili pepper deseeded and finely diced
  • 1 apple peeled cored and diced
  • 5 cm (2 inch) piece ginger grated
  • pounds sweet potatoes peeled and diced
  • ½ cup red lentils dry
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat the coconut oil in a large pot. Add the onion and garlic and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the diced apple, curry powder, chili pepper and ginger. Saute for a further 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, peel and dice the sweet potatoes. Transfer them to the pot, along with the lentils, vegetable stock and coconut milk. Season with salt and pepper. Put the lid on the pot and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Using an immersion blender (or a food processor), blend to your desired consistency. Garnish with chopped cilantro (coriander) and lime wedges.

Nutrition

Calories: 497kcalCarbohydrates: 63gProtein: 11gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 21gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1051mgPotassium: 1141mgFiber: 14gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 24802IUVitamin C: 25mgCalcium: 102mgIron: 7mg
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