*MARCH 2021 PROMO* 15% OFF of Lemongrass essential oil!A warm, cozy, filling fat-burning lentil soup for a chilly spring day.
Coconut Lemongrass Red Lentil Soup
*MARCH 2021 PROMO* 15% OFF of Lemongrass essential oil!
A warm, cozy, filling fat-burning lentil soup for a chilly spring day.
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 onions (peeled and chopped)
- 1 tbsp fresh ginger root (minced)
- 1-2 drops lemongrass oil
- 4 tbsp tomato paste
- 4 carrots (peeled and chopped)
- 4 tbsp curry powder
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- 8 cups vegetable broth
- 2 cans coconut milk
- 4 cups tomatoes (chopped)
- 3 cups dried red lentils
- 4-6 handfuls spinach
- salt and pepper to taste
Heat coconut oil over medium heat; add onion, garlic, and fresh ginger. Cook until onion is translucent then add carrots and sauté five to seven minutes.
Add tomato paste, curry powder, and red pepper flakes; cook for another one to two minutes stirring constantly until all vegetables are coated and flavors combined.
Add vegetable broth, coconut milk, diced tomatoes, and lentils. Cover and bring to a boil on medium high heat; reduce to simmer
Add Lemongrass essential oil and cook for approx. 30 minutes until lentils are cooked through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Add spinach and stir until wilted.
Garnish with one tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro and one tablespoon sour cream.
Tip: Add some brown sugar for a sweeter curry taste.