Red Lentil, Tomato and Spinach Soup

Total Time
10 mins
25 mins

This is an Indian dish high in Iron. I found this on line and tweeked a bit. Both tomatoes and spinach are good sources of iron. They complement each other. Not in just taste but work together to help the body absorb the iron.

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  1. Heat the butter in a pan and add the onions, garlic and peppercorns.
  2. When the onions turn translucent, add the lentils, tomatoes, salt and 2 cups of water and cook till the dal is tender. About 20 minutes.
  3. When cool, blend to get a smooth purée.
  4. Add the spinach, milk and bring to a boil.
  5. Finish by adding the lemon juice.
  6. Serve hot.