Coconut Lemongrass Red Lentil Soup


Warm and satisfying, this soup is great for any occasion. I make a big stash and have it for lunch to fill me up! You can add any toppings like, pumpkin seeds, almond or coconut flakes. yum! Enjoy and let me know what you think?


Servings: 3


Ingredients 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 large onions, peeled and chopped 4 cloves garlic finely chopped or pressed 1 tablespoons fresh ginger root, minced 1–2 drops Lemongrass Oil 4 tablespoons tomato paste 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 4 tablespoons curry powder 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 8 cups vegetable broth 2 cans coconut milk 4 cups fresh tomatoes, chopped 3 cups dried red lentils 4–6 handfuls baby spinach Salt and pepper to taste


Instructions

Heat coconut oil over medium heat; add onion, garlic, and fresh ginger. Cook until onion is translucent then add carrots and sauté 5–7 minutes.Add tomato paste, curry powder, and red pepper flakes; cook for another 1–2 minutes stirring constantly until all vegetables are coated and flavours combined. Add vegetable broth, coconut milk, diced tomatoes, and lentils. Cover and bring to a boil on medium high heat; reduce to simmer (low heat).Add Lemongrass essential oil and cook for approx. 30 minutes until lentils are cooked through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Add spinach and stir until wilted.Garnish with 1 tablespoon fresh chopped coriander and 1 tablespoon sour cream.  Add the Lemongrass oil.


Tip: Always add essential oils at the end of cooking your dishes.

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