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Spiced Red Lentil & Carrot Soup (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

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A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes!

 A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes! #vegansoup #carrotsoup #lentilsoup #spiced #easy #healthysoup #glutenfree

Soups are one of the easiest, tastiest, and nourishing things you can make! And, this spiced red lentil carrot soup is no exception.

 A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes! #vegansoup #carrotsoup #lentilsoup #spiced #easy #healthysoup #glutenfree

With wholesome, healthy ingredients and just the perfect amount of spice, this hearty soup will soothe you with its warmth and ease of preparation.

 A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes! #vegansoup #carrotsoup #lentilsoup #spiced #easy #healthysoup #glutenfree

And, who doesn’t love a good soup this time of year?

Autumn always finds me craving and creating a myriad of soups…far more than I post here!

But this soup, well, I just had to post. . .

 A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes! #vegansoup #carrotsoup #lentilsoup #spiced #easy #healthysoup #glutenfree

 A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes! #vegansoup #carrotsoup #lentilsoup #spiced #easy #healthysoup #glutenfree

Creamy red lentils paired with chunky carrots in a warm, soothing, spiced broth? Yes, please!

I simply cannot get enough of this easy & delicious soup, and I certainly hope you feel the same way too!

 A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes! #vegansoup #carrotsoup #lentilsoup #spiced #easy #healthysoup #glutenfree

 A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes! #vegansoup #carrotsoup #lentilsoup #spiced #easy #healthysoup #glutenfree

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Spiced Red Lentil & Carrot Soup (Vegan, Gluten-Free)
A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes!
Ingredients
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 6 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped + extra for garnishing
  • to taste salt
Instructions
In a large saucepan over medium heat, add oil, garlic & onion. Saute for 5 minutes.Stir in all spices (except salt), let cook for 1-2 minutes, or until fragrant.Add lentils, carrots and water/broth. Turn heat to high, bring to a boil, reduce to simmer and let simmer uncovered for 20 minutes or until all is tender and water/broth has reduced to your liking.Salt to taste.Stir in cilantro, turn off heat, cover and let it sit for a few minutes. Optionally, garnish with more cilantro before serving.Enjoy!
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 A super easy, healthy, and delicious spiced red lentil and carrot soup with a perfect balance of flavors & textures. Gluten-free, vegan, and in a bowl in 30 minutes! #vegansoup #carrotsoup #lentilsoup #spiced #easy #healthysoup #glutenfree

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2 Comments

  • Lynda Baker
    04/02/2020 at 7:24 AM

    Will green lentils work just as well?

    Reply
    • Kristen Wood
      04/02/2020 at 6:52 PM

      Hi Lynda – yes, they will! You just might need to simmer for a touch longer until they are tender enough.

      Reply

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