Bell Pepper Lentil Coconut Soup
"Healthy and simple soup with bell peppers, lentils and a touch of paprika. You can make it quickly for your weeknight dinner."
-- @tastyandfrenchy


Prep time 10mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 4


  • Oil, as needed
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 diced red bell peppers
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup dry lentils
  • 1 cup coconut milk, plus more for serving
  • Salt, To Taste
  • Black pepper, To Taste
  • Coriander, fresh, for serving


  • Step 1

    Heat a drizzle of oil in a large saucepan.Sauté the shallot, paprika and garlic for 3 minutes. Then, add the bell peppers and sauté for 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Adjust seasoning to taste and bring to boil, then reduce flame and cover saucepan. Let it cook for 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

    To finish, use a hand blender to puree all the ingredients. Serve with some extra coconut milk, coriander, and a pinch of paprika.