Hot & Spicy Lentil Soup
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Recipe type: Lunch
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Yields: 8-10 Bowls
 
This is a Vegan Recipe!
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of brown lentils, picked over & rinsed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 10 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1 sweet potato, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 3 serrano chilies, minced
  • 2 14.5 oz cans of tomatoes (I had canned cherry tomatoes on hand)
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 9 cups of vegetable stock
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, celery, sweet potato, carrot, and garlic to pot; cover and cook for 10-minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, ginger, cumin, coriander, serranos, and cayenne.
  4. Combine well.
  5. Stir in Lentils and vegetable stock and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
  7. Stir in Cilantro and Salt & Pepper to taste.
  8. Cover and cook for another 15-minutes.
  9. Serve hot.
Recipe by Cook Eat Delicious! at http://www.cookeatdelicious.com/spicy-recipes/hot-spicy-lentil-soup-recipe.html