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Curried Lentil Soup

Curry gives a different taste sensation to this chili-like soup. It’s delicious with a dollop of sour cream. My family welcomes it with open arms—and watering mouths. —Christina Till, South Haven, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
  • Makes
    10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 3 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt

Directions

  • In a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 10 ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until vegetables and lentils are tender. Stir in salt. Discard bay leaves.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 148 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 462mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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