Vegan Red Lentil Soup

Vegan Red Lentil Soup


"I made up this fusion recipe one night when my friend came over. It is a creamy, delicious soup."


55 m servings 303 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 303 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 14.6 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.2g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 13 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 81 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the onion, ginger, garlic, and fenugreek until onion is tender.
  2. Mix the lentils, squash, and cilantro into the pot. Stir in the water, coconut milk, and tomato paste. Season with curry powder, cayenne pepper, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 30 minutes, or until lentils and squash are tender.
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  1. 309 Ratings


Run, don't walk, to buy the ingredients to make this! This is the BEST soup I've found on this site! I used sweet potato, instead of butternut squash and used a whole can of LITE coconut milk,...

I'd give this recipe a 3 as written and a 5 with my changes. I used 3 cups of chicken stock in place of the 2 cups of water, as I found it to be too thickonce cooked. I also used about 3/4 can o...

I generally do not rate a recipe I do not follow completely. I'm reviewing because this recipe seems so versatile. If you do not have everything in your pantry, make this soup anyway! This ha...

This is absolutely my favorite soup EVER! So amazing, I cannot even describe it in words. I agree with the review who said RUN (don't walk) to get the ingredients to make this incredible soup! I...

Excellent. I was looking to recreate a red lentil soup I tried recently, and had no idea where to begin, but this recipe seemed to have the flavors I was looking for. I skipped the fenugreek be...

I did not care for this recipe. When I first saw the list of ingredients I knew the soup would taste different from most, but thought it might be good in an exotic sort of way. It isn't. The co...

i loved this soup. it was easy and delicious. i roasted the squash in the oven and then pureed it before adding it to the soup, this made for a delicious, creamy spicy soup! delish!

Very good - very forgiving/flexible, too. I subbed cubed potatoes for squash - delicious. Used garam masala/cilantro powder/cumin powder, and some turmeric powder. I will definitely be making...

This is delicious! I did add three celery stalks and a carrot, gave it great texture. Instead of coconut milk (I was out, oops) I sub-ed in coconut milk with coconut oil. Worked. The only th...