Why not give this red lentil soup a try and experience the ultimate in comfort food?
There's nothing quite like a steaming bowl of soup to warm you up on a chilly day, and our Oriental Red Lentil Soup with Roasted Seeds and Mustard Microgreens is the ultimate comfort food. Packed with aromatic spices, fiber-rich red lentils, and a variety of tasty toppings, including crunchy roasted seeds and zesty mustard microgreens, this soup is a delicious and nutritious way to nourish your body and soul. Plus, it's easy to make and perfect for meal prep, so you can have a healthy and satisfying lunch or dinner ready in no time. So why not give this red lentil soup a try and experience the ultimate in cozy comfort food?
4 portions, 25 minutes
you will need:
- 1 cup of onion peeled and diced
- 2 cloves of garlic peeled and diced
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 ¼ cup red lentils
- 1/2 c strained tomatoes
- 5-5 ½ cup vegetable broth
- 1 tsp smoked paprika powder
- 1 tsp curry powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- pinch of chili
- 2 tbsp agave syrup
- 1 cup mustard microgreens from ingarden
- 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
- 1 tbsp flax seeds both toasted briefly in a pan and finished with pumpkin seed oil
step one: place a pot on the stove and over medium heat add olive oil, onions and garlic, then sauté both until translucent.
step two: add all the spices as well as the lentils. Sauté everything briefly for all flavors to develop.
step three: finally, add the agave syrup and immediately deglaze with the broth and tomatoes.
step four: simmer for about 15 minutes at medium heat
step five: blend soup until smooth, serve and enjoy!