Recipe

Creamy Turmeric Lentil Soup

 

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4 servings

Tips

  1. Greek yogurt boosts the protein content and adds a creamy texture to the soup. 

Ingredients

Olive oil

1 tsp (5 mL) 

Onion, chopped

1/4 cup (60 mL)

Ginger, minced

2 Tbsp (30 mL)

Garlic, minced

1 Tbsp (15 mL)

Turmeric powder 

½ tsp (2 mL) 

Cayenne powder (optional)  

 ¼ tsp (1 mL)     

Salt  

½ tsp (2 mL)  

Black pepper   

½ tsp  (2 mL)

Dried red lentils, rinsed 

½ cup (125 mL) 

Roasted Harvest Root Vegetables  

2 cups (500 mL)

Low sodium vegetable stock     

2 cups (500 mL) 

Water

2 cups (500 mL) 

Fat free Greek yogurt 

¾ cup (175 mL) 

Directions

  1. In a pot, sauté onion, ginger, and garlic in olive oil.
  2. Add turmeric, cayenne, salt and black pepper.
  3. Stir in lentils, roasted vegetables, vegetable stock and water. Simmer for 20 minutes or until lentils are soft.
  4. Purée until smooth using hand blender and stir in Greek yogurt. 

Nutrition Information per serving (1 cup): 

Calories: 177 kcal

Protein: 10 g

Fat: 5 g

Carbohydrate: 23 g

Fibre: 5 g

Sodium: 330 mg

Calcium: 100 mg

Iron: 2 mg

 


Last Update – September 6, 2017

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