Spicy Lentil Soup

Not only are lentils quick and easy, they provide prebiotic fibre, essential nutrients and protective hormone modifying phytochemicals. Include legumes in you diet at least 2-3 times per week. Of course, lentils are not for everybody, if you're FODMAP intolerant or avoiding lectins skip this recipe.


  • 1 C red lentils

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 carrot, chopped

  • 3 tomatoes, chopped

  • 3 C stock

  • 2tsp ground coriander

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • 1tsp grated ginger

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1/2 C coconut milk (optional)

  • Fresh coriander


Brown onions, garlic & ginger. Add stock, rinsed lentils, carrot, tomatoes and spices.

Bring to boil then simmer approx.45 minutes. Add coconut milk and chopped coriander.

Heat through.