Recipe Of The Week~Sweet Potato~Lentil Soup

img_20312I made this soup for the 2nd time yesterday, and I have been told by more than one person, that this was the best soup they ever tasted.

I kid you not… this soup is pretty unbelievable! Just get ready for intense……FLAVOR!!

Sweet Potato~Lentil Soup from “The KInd Diet” by Alicia Silverstone

Ingredients:

1/4 Cup Safflower Oil

1 Medium Onion Diced

2 Small Tomatoes Diced

1 tsp Minced Fresh Ginger

1 1/2 tsp Turmeric

1 tsp Cumin

1 tsp Ground Coriander

1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon

1/8 tsp Cayenne

Fine Sea Salt

2-3 Medium Sweet potatoes, peeled & cut into 3/4″ cubes

7 Cups Vegetable Broth

1 Cup Brown Lentils

Heat the oil over medium heat in a large, deep pot. Add the onion and cook, stirring frequently for 2 minutes or until the onion starts to soften. Stir in the tomatoes & ginger and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the turmeric, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, cayenne and a pinch of salt. Cook and stir for 2 minutes, then taste for seasonings.

Add the sweet potatoes, broth & lentils. Stir well and bring to a boil over high heat. When the mixture comes to a boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until the sweet potatoes and lentils are soft.

Enjoy & let me know what you think!

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