Sweet Potato & Lentil Curry Soup

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A nourishing sweet potato and lentil curry soup to warm you in the colder months and full of immune-boosting antioxidants too.

Sweet Potato & Lentil Curry

Sweet Potato & Lentil Curry

Recipe by Nicolette
5 from 1 vote

A nourishing soup to warm you in the colder months and full of immune-boosting antioxidants too.

Course: Lunch, DinnerDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 tsp 2 tsp Olive Oil

  • 1 1 Small red or yellow onion, finely chopped

  • 3 3 Cloves of garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, finely grated

  • 2 tsp 2 tsp Ground cumin

  • 2 tsp 2 tsp Ground coriander

  • 1 tsp 1 tsp Ground turmeric

  • 1 tsp 1 tsp Curry powder

  • 2 2 Medium sweet potatoes, cut into chunks

  • 75 g 2 2/3 oz Red lentils, rinsed

  • 400 ml 400 Coconut milk

  • 400 ml 400 vegetable stock

  • Fresh coriander, a handful, chopped or torn

  • 1 1 Lime


  • Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat and cook the onion for 10 minutes until softened.
  • Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add in the spices (cumin, coriander, turmeric and curry powder) and cook for 1 minute until aromatic.
  • Stir in the sweet potatoes and lentils and coat with the spices.
  • Next, add the coconut milk and stock. Stir well, bring to a boil, then simmer for 15-20 minutes on low heat until the potatoes and lentils are cooked through.
  • Season to taste, then ladle into bowls. Garnish with fresh coriander to taste.
  • Give a small squeeze of fresh lime over the top just before serving.

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