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Sweet Potato and Red Lentil Soup

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"A delicious, rich, and nutritious lentil soup, perfect for chilly fall evenings! Best served with a loaf of crusty French bread."
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1 h servings 389
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium-low heat. Add onion and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add sweet potatoes, carrots, garlic, garam masala, seasoned salt, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes. Add broth and water. Bring to a boil and cook until flavors start to blend, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add spinach and lentils; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until lentils are soft, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 389 calories; 5.9 68.3 17.3 4 943 Full nutrition

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didn't have sweet potato or red lentils. used russet potatoes (unpeeled) and green lentils instead. didn't measure out the seasoning, so probably used a little more than what's called for on the...

I really wanted to like this soup. Unfortunately, for my tastes, I wasn’t a fan. Between the sweet potatoes and the garam masala, it was just too sweet for me. I do think that I could tweak just...