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Anti-Inflammatory Lentil Soup Recipe

A warm bowl of comforting lentil soup, packed with whole ingredients (red lentils, root veggies, greens) and a lot of turmeric for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soups
Cuisine: Vegan
Servings: 2
Author: The Awesome Green

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cups red lentils uncooked
  • 2 medium carrots diced
  • 1 small celeriac or 1 celery stalk diced
  • 1 big yellow onion finely diced
  • 1 medium parsnip diced
  • 3 &1/2 cups purified water
  • 4 kale leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp pink Himalayan salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp toasted almonds chopped

Instructions

  • Add the carrots, onion and parsnip into a medium soup pot with 1 tbsp water and cook for five minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  • Add the lentils and spices, and stir.
  • Add water and bring to boil over medium heat, then turn the heat to low, lid the pot and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat, add the kale, parsley, salt and lemon juice and mix to incorporate.
  • Serve warm, topped with toasted almonds.

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