Red Lentil and Lime Soup

Cooking time: 25 minutes
Preparation time: 20 minutes

Makes: 6 servings



  1. Boil water in soup pot and add lentils, turmeric, and 1 T. olive oil. Simmer 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile saute onions in 2 T. oil. After 5 minutes, add cumin, coriander, mustard, and red pepper. Saute another 10 minutes.
  3. Add chopped cilantro to onions and cook 1 minute.
  4. Saute thawed spinach 4 minutes in 1 T. oil.
  5. Use a potato masher to mash cooked lentils.
  6. Add onion mixture and spinach to mashed lentils and add juice of 3 limes.
  7. Serve soup, and top each bowl with 1 T. yogurt.


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