Ginger Carrot Soup with Red Lentils

The ginger adds a delicious kick to the soup making it a beautifully simple and tasty soup. This soup is hearty and a winter time favorite around the office at Spicely Organics. Feeling like adding some heat? Add 1/2 teaspoon Organic Cayenne Pepper

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 35 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 large or two small carrots, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup red lentils, rinsed well
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon Organic Ground Ginger
  • salt 
  • olive oil
  • Yogurt, for garnish
  • Cilantro, for garnish 

Directions

  1. Toss the onions, garlic, carrots, salt and ginger in a pot to simmer with olive oil.
  2. Once the onions begin to turn translucent, add the lentils and chicken stock.
  3. Let simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the lentils become soft.
  4. Add lemon juice and blend with either an immersion blender or food processor.
  5. Top with a dollop of yogurt and some roughly chopped cilantro. 

Learn more about the history and uses of ginger here.


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