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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 144.0
  • Total Fat: 5.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 236.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 6.5 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Spiced Red Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk calories by ingredient
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Spiced Red Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk

Submitted by: JILLIANWILLIAN

Introduction

A lovely spicy low fat soup to warm you up on cold days.

Make it a full meal with 1/2 of a whole wheat naan or by adding 1/2 cup of leftover cooked brown rice to your bowl.
A lovely spicy low fat soup to warm you up on cold days.

Make it a full meal with 1/2 of a whole wheat naan or by adding 1/2 cup of leftover cooked brown rice to your bowl.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 onions, finely chopped
    4 crushed garlic cloves (or 2 large cloves)
    1/2 tsp ground turmeric
    1 tsp ground cumin
    6 cardamom pods
    1 stick of cinnamon stick
    6-8 fresh curry leaves - left whole
    2 seeded & chopped Thai Chili Peppers (optional)
    1 inch chopped fresh ginger
    1 cup rinsed red lentils
    1-1/2 cups No Salt Blue Menu Chicken Broth
    1 can coconut milk - 72% fat free
    1/2 lime, juiced.
    fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions

Saute onion for 2 minutes in pot (with 1 tsp olive oil)
Add minced garlic, turmeric, cumin, cardamom pods, cinnamon stick, chilies (if using) and curry leaves. Saute for another minute or two.

Add rinsed lentils, stir and cook 1 minute.
Add chicken broth and 28 oz can of diced tomatoes and can of fat reduced coconut milk. Stir well and leave to simmer for 20 or 30 minutes.

Remove cinnamon stick, curry leaves and the cardamom pods. Use hand blender to make smooth if you like. Finish with squeeze of fresh lime juice, stir. Top with freshly chopped cilantro (optional)

Makes 6 servings of 1-1/4 cups each


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JILLIANWILLIAN.






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