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A mug with red lentil sweet potato soup garnished with chopped parsley
Curried Sweet Potato Red Lentil Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Curried Sweet Potato Red Lentil Soup with a heart-warming blend of spices, one of the best Autumn soups that makes the transition from the hot summer to the cold days ahead. Light, but filling, this soup makes the perfect choice if you are looking for light Thanksgiving appetizers to ease the way to that Turkey roast everybody's been waiting for. This soup will not disappoint; it's healthy, nutritious, and super delicious.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: English
Keyword: curried soups
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 503 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 1 cup split red lentils
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable stock (broth)
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/4 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp freshly-chopped coriander leaves (cilantro)
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  1. Peel and cut the onion.

  2. Heat up the oil and sautee the onion for about 5 minutes until transluscent.

  3. Meanwhile, peel and cut the sweet potatoes and carrot into cubes.

  4. Rinse the lentils with cold water until the wayer runs clear, and add them to the onion together with the carrot, sweet potatoes and vegetable stock.

  5. Cook for 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.

  6. Season well with salt and pepper and add all the spices too.

  7. Remove from the heat and transfer to a blender.

  8. Blend to the desired consistency.

  9. Serve hot with freshly-chopped coriander leaves.

Nutrition Facts
Curried Sweet Potato Red Lentil Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 503 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 2439mg102%
Potassium 1503mg43%
Carbohydrates 93g31%
Fiber 33g132%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 24295IU486%
Vitamin C 13.4mg16%
Calcium 112mg11%
Iron 8.4mg47%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.