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Moroccan Lentil Soup
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Moroccan Lentil Soup

Slightly spicy, Moroccan Lentil Soup is a deeply flavored soup full of chickpeas, vegetables, and lentils in a tomato-based broth. Top with vegan sour cream a sprinkle of cinnamon and mint leaves.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Soups
Cuisine: Moroccan
Diet: Vegan
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 220kcal

Ingredients

Moroccan Soup

  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup white onion diced
  • 2 Carrots sliced
  • 2 baking potatoes peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 18.2 ounces Dr. McDougall Lentil Soup 1 carton
  • 15 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 15 ounces chickpeas. rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoons fresh ginger minced
  • teaspoon curry powder
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric

Garnish (optional)

  • ¼ cup vegan plain yogurt
  • Additional cinnamon
  • 10 mint leaves

Instructions

  • In a soup pot, saute garlic, onions, and spices until onions are translucent.
  • If the onions and garlic begin to stick, add a small amount of water to the vegetable broth.
  • Cook until the spices are combined and absorbed into the onions.
  • Now, add the crushed tomatoes, chickpeas, carrots, and potatoes.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Add the vegetable, stir, and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Next, reduce to simmer and cook uncovered for 30 minutes or until the potatoes and carrots soften.
  • Check to make sure the soup is done by tasting a piece of carrot and potato.
  • Ladle into bowls
  • Top with a dollop of vegan sour cream, a sprinkle of cinnamon, and a couple of mint leaves.

Notes

Not only is this soup easy to make, but it also freezes well, if indeed it lasts that long. 
For those who like it a little spicy, serve with red pepper flakes on the side. 

Nutrition

Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Sodium: 1330mg | Potassium: 868mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 4023IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 4mg