Curries are simply a category of dishes made with a mix of savory spices. While you can make your own curry powder, it’s easy to find in the spice section at most grocery stores. Keep it on-hand to whip up a quick dish. Just a little bit adds a ton of flavor! This curry makes an excellently filling meal and comes together easily!

One-Pot Lentil Curry [Vegan]

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Calories

244

Serves

4

Cooking Time

40

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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 green apple, chopped
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, minced or 1 tsp powdered ginger
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 sweet potatoes, chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 cup lentils, rinsed (red or brown)
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup soy milk (or other non-dairy milk) unsweetened
  • 1 lime, juiced or 1 tablespoon
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
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Preparation

  1. Heat a large soup pot over medium heat. Add curry powder and let cook 1 minute, until fragrant.
  2. Add garlic, onions, green apple, ginger and cilantro, saute for 1-2 minutes, stirring continuously.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients, except lime juice. Once beginning to boil, reduce heat to low, cover and let simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat, add lime juice and puree using an immersion blender. If too thick, add 1-2 tablespoon of additional soy milk.
  5. Enjoy topped with red pepper flakes, cilantro, pepitas or shredded coconut.

Notes

If you don't have an immersion blender, let soup cool and transfer to a blender to puree. The color of your curry will depend on the color of lentils used.

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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 244 | Carbs: 39 g | Fat: 6 g | Protein: 10 g | Sodium: 111 mg | Sugar: 9 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.