Indian Lentil + Cauliflower Soup

Indian Lentil + Cauliflower Soup

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbs avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbs fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tbs curry powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup red lentils, uncooked, rinsed & drained
  • 1 medium cauliflower, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled & diced
  • 2 large handfuls kale, rinsed, dried & chopped
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • chopped fresh cilantro for garnish (optional)

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and saute for 5-6 minutes, until the onion is translucent.
  2. Stir in the ginger, curry powder, coriander, and cumin and saute for 2 minutes, until fragrant.
  3. Add the broth and red lentils and stir. Bring the soup to a low boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the cauliflower and sweet potato. Cover and reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer for 20 minutes, until the cauliflower and potato are tender.
  5. Add in the salt, pepper and more curry powder, to taste. Stir in the kale and cook 1-2 minutes more.
  6. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with cilantro, if desired.

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