Spiced Coconut Lentil Soup
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Spiced Coconut Lentil Soup

Submitted by: Regina Galbick

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 1 Hour

Servings: 4

This delicious dish will fill your kitchen with wonderful aromas!


    1 lime

    1 tsp. ground coriander

    1 tsp. paprika

    1 tsp. coconut oil

    1 tsp. ground cumin

    1/2 lrg. red onion

    14 1/2 fl oz. canned coconut milk

    1/2 red chili pepper

    3 c. water

    3 clove garlic

    3/4 tsp. vegetable bouillon

    1 tbsp. fresh ginger

    sea salt to taste

    1 c. red lentils

    black pepper to taste


Heat the coconut oil in a heavy based saucepan. Add finely chopped onion, cover, and allow to soften for several minutes. Add minced chili, minced garlic, and peeled and minced ginger to pan. Cover and cook for a few more minutes until the flavors begin to infuse.

Add red lentils, coriander, paprika and cumin. Mix thoroughly. Pour in the coconut milk and water. Sprinkle in the vegetable bouillon and season with sea salt and black pepper.

Cover, bring to a boil, then lower to a gentle simmer for forty minutes, stirring frequently. When the lentils have softened and almost disintegrated to form a thick, creamy soup, take the pan off the heat.

Squeeze the juice of one lime into the pan. Taste and season as needed. Serve with fresh coriander leaves for garnish. Enjoy!