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Jorge's Indian-Spiced Tomato Lentil Soup

Rated as 4.78 out of 5 Stars
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Ingredients

35 m servings 179
Original recipe yields 5 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring 1/2 cup broth to a boil in a pot; reduce heat and simmer. Add onion and garlic and simmer until onion is translucent and tender, about 5 minutes. Stir coriander, cinnamon, turmeric, garam masala, and cayenne pepper into onion mixture; simmer for 1 minute.
  2. Stir lentils into spiced onion mixture; cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds. Add remaining 3 1/2 cups broth and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until lentils are tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Stir lemon juice into soup and garnish with feta cheese.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 179 calories; 1 32.5 11.1 2 194 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I just made this soup for dinner and it was delicious! I added a couple of small peeled, chopped potatoes . I didn't use feta garnish for total vegan meal and it was perfect. The easy Garam Mas...

Most helpful critical review

The only change I made was the roux. Couldn’t find a mix so made my own. This receipt made a huge pot. Next time I’ll cut in half. There are only two of us. My husband added hot sauce. Healt...

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I just made this soup for dinner and it was delicious! I added a couple of small peeled, chopped potatoes . I didn't use feta garnish for total vegan meal and it was perfect. The easy Garam Mas...

Mmmmm! I wish I would have made a grilled cheese to go with this! A nice change from the usual tomato soup. The spices are perfect. I made the recipe exactly as written, except I was unsure whet...

Great flavor! Nice and spicey, the right amount of spice too! I was alittle nervous with so much cinnamon but it was perfect. Now I will make some scones to have with this soup.

I have never used red lentils and normally don't care for Indian spiced foods. I have no idea why I tried this recipe but I am glad I did. I made this soup exactly as written and it was deliciou...

I used green lentils and increased the cooking time otherwise I followed the recipe. Delicious!

I followed the recipe but didn't have garam masala. At first the aroma seemed a bit weird and strong so I didn't serve it to some friends. A few days later, my husband and I had it and it was ...

I didn’t have the garam masala but substituted a little ground cloves, nutmeg, pepper and a bay leaf. Very interesting flavor and unique. I enjoyed and will make again!

Excellent recipe - definitely a keeper! This is a very flavorful dish. Sweet-sour-spicy=yum! Only thing I added was more tomatoes and a few more lentils and I always add Asian fish sauce to...

lovely and great flavor