Curry Red Lentil Soup


Clean, delicious, comforting red lentil soup! You can prep dry ingredients and spices, and add whatever veggies you have on hand...I made it with cauliflower, carrots, and kale!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped into small florets

  • 2 carrots, chopped

  • 2 cups boiling water

  • 1 cube vegetable bouillon

  • 1 (14 ounce) can reduced-fat coconut milk

  • 1 cup red lentils

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon dried onion flakes

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 bunch kale leaves, stems and inner ribs discarded, leaves coarsely chopped


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add cauliflower and carrots; saute until softened, 7 to 8 minutes.

  2. Pour boiling water and vegetable bouillon into a bowl and stir until dissolved. Add broth and coconut milk to cauliflower mixture. Bring to a boil.

  3. Stir lentils, garlic powder, onion flakes, curry, paprika, turmeric, and cumin into the pot. Cover and let simmer until lentils are fully cooked and tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in kale and let sit over low heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and serve.

Cook's Note:

Feel free to use chicken or vegetable bouillon. If you are using chicken bouillon the soup is not longer vegetarian.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

400 Calories
13g Fat
55g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 400
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Sodium 137mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 22g 79%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 206mg 1,032%
Calcium 233mg 18%
Iron 7mg 39%
Potassium 1563mg 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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