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
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!