Turmeric Lentil Soup

Makes 6 servings (1 ½ cup per serving)

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 cup carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup turnip, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 cup red lentils (dried)
  • 4 cups vegetable stock, no salt added
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 ½ cup spinach, chopped
  • 1 lime, juice

 

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large pot.
  2. Add onions and cook until starting to soften.
  3. Add the carrots and celery and cook for 4 more minutes.
  4. Add the turnip, garlic, salt, pepper, turmeric, ginger, cumin and oregano. Allow to cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add vegetable stock, water, and coconut milk. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for 8 minutes.
  7. Add the lentils and cook until soft, ~5 minutes.
  8. Add the chopped spinach and lime juice and stir until combined.
  9. Serve and Enjoy!

 

Nutritional analysis per serving: 189 calories, 4 g fat, 9 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate (25 g available carbohydrate), 6 g fibre, 721 mg sodium

My Viva Plan Servings: 1 grains and starch, 1 proteins, 1 vegetables, 0 fruit, 0 fat, 0 dairy