Roasted Red Lentil Soup

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the mustard seeds and cumin seeds in the oil in a soup pot, stirring constantly, just until the mustard seeds start to pop.
  • Lower heat and add sesame seeds.
  • Cook until the sesame seeds become golden, then add garlic, curry powder, cumin, ginger, and pepper, stirring just until fragrant.
  • Add the lentils and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the onions, celery and carrots, and cook for 1 minute more.
  • Add broth and water, and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover, and simmer, 30-35 minutes, or until lentils are soft and mash easily with the back of a spoon.
  • Add the tomatoes and salt and cook another 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Check and adjust for seasoning before serving.
  • Serve hot.
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