Creamy Lentil Coconut Soup

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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 3-4 servings

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  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14 ounce can) coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • lemon juice, To Taste


  • Step 1

    In a large pot, sauté the onion, garlic, ginger, and carrots for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Then, incorporate all the spices/aromatics (salt, black pepper, chili flakes, turmeric, cumin, coriander). Stir until fragrant.

  • Step 3

    Stir in quinoa and water. Cover and let simmer for 5 minutes on medium heat, then add in lentils and coconut milk.

  • Step 4

    Cover the pot again for 7-8 minutes, cooking until the lentils and quinoa are tender.

  • Step 5

    Season with lemon juice + more spices to taste, then serve warm.

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