Spicy Red Lentil & Swiss Chard Soup#SoupSwappers

Spicy Red Lentil & Swiss Chard Soup is a vegan, gluten free and delicious. It's a complete meal and a healthy comfort food.  

Serves 2

½  Cup Red lentils
1 Onion - diced
1 Potato - peeled and diced
1 Carrot - diced
1 Celery Stock - chopped
3 Cloves of Garlic - minced
1 Teaspoon Olive oil
½ teaspoon Coriander Powder 
¼ Teaspoon Cinnamon powder
½ Teaspoon Cumin powder or to taste
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
¼ Teaspoon Cayenne pepper (optional)
A teaspoon of freshly squeezed lime
A Small Vegetable Stock Cube
3 Cups Water
6 - 8 Leaves Swiss Chard - chopped

Wash and soak red lentils for 10 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan, sauté onion and garlic. Then add lentils, potatoes, carrots, bay leaf and chopped celery. Add the water, vegetable soup and bring it to a boil. Cover and cook till done. Then add the cumin, coriander, cinnamon, black pepper and salt to taste. Stir well and taste to see if the spices need to be adjusted.  Remove the bay leaf and puree this with a hand blender. 
Stir the Swiss chard into the puréed soup. Taste for  salt and pepper . Heat the spicy lentil soup with Swiss chard for about 5 minutes to let the flavors meld.
Serve the spicy lentil soup in bowls while hot. Enjoy,
This soup is so comforting, smooth and creamy, with just a hint of heat.   
Labels: Soup, Healthy, Vegan, International Cuisine, Red Lentils, Masoor Dal, Middle Eastern, Swiss Chard, Vegan, Gluten Free  

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Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

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  1. Lentil soup is so good and so good for you. I can't wait to try this version.

  2. I love anything spicy!! Sounds delicious.

  3. Love comforting dals always and this is no exception. Love this nutritious soup!