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Healing Lentil + Turmeric Soup w/ Summer Vegetables | Well and Full | #vegan #recipe #plantbased

Healing Lentil Soup w/ Turmeric + Summer Vegetables

Warming and comforting, this healing lentil soup is the perfect meal for a cleanse or recovery from illness.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 Bowls

Ingredients

  • 3-4 Cloves Garlic minced
  • Handful of Kale finely chopped
  • Small Knob of Coconut Oil
  • 1 Cup Green Beans finely chopped
  • Handful of Fresh Basil
  • 3-4 Scallions
  • 4 Cups Vegetable Stock
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Red Lentils
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric
  • Pinch of Salt + Pepper
  • Freshly chopped cilantro for topping optional

Instructions

  1. Sauté the minced garlic and kale in a small knob of coconut oil in a large saucepan or pasta pot on medium heat until garlic is just browned.
  2. Bring pan to low heat and add all other veggies - green beans, fresh basil, and scallions - and sauté for about a minute.
  3. Pour vegetable stock and water over veggies and stir well.
  4. Add lentils, turmeric, and salt and pepper and stir.
  5. Let soup simmer for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. To serve, top with freshly chopped cilantro and a drizzle of olive oil.

Recipe Notes

Red lentils were used in this soup due to their soft consistency when cooked. If a sturdier lentil is more your thing, I would recommend using black or green lentils instead!