Thursday, 31 January 2019

Red lentils and sweet potato soup ~~ soupe de lentilles et patates douces

Hi everyone!

I don’t know if you are like me but I often plan my meal based on what my body asks. For instance, we had a lot of vegetarian dishes this week. One of them was my sweet potato red lentils soup. My kids were literally licking their plates. I planned it for two dinners but had to improvise something else for the day after. I hope you will give it a try, it’s super easy to make, delicious and just perfect for something light but filling for the evening. Besides, this soup is loaded with vitamin A!

Recipe of red lentils and sweet potato soup from Cook with Lu
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Ingredients:
  • 200 g of red lentils
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp of coconut oil
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 small onion or ½ of a big one
  • 1 tsp of freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • Sal and black pepper to taste
  • Enough water to cover all the ingredients
  • 250 ml of coconut milk
  • Fresh coriander and pumpkin seeds to sprinkle on before serving

Directions:
  1. Have all the ingredients ready then peel and chop the carrots and sweet potatoes in big chunks, mince the onion and the garlic, grate the ginger, wash the red lentils.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the coconut oil and add in the onion, the garlic, the ginger, the turmeric, and some black pepper. Stir until fragrant.
  3. Then transfer the red lentils, the carrots, and the sweet potatoes. Submerge them into water and cover.
  4. Bring it to a boil and then lower the heat to the minimum until the carrots become soft. Turn off the heat and let it cool before you blend it with a hand mixer.
  5. Then add the coconut milk, combine well. You can now season with the salt to your liking. 
  6. Drizzle some pumpkin seeds and fresh coriander

If you give it a try, don’t forget to let me know in the comment.

J'espère que ma recette va vous plaire. La combination de ces légumes me fait penser à la soupe de potiron et chataîgnes; deux choses qu'il est difficile de trouver ici. N'hésitez pas à partager ma recette et me suivre sur Instagram.




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