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Cozy and Satisfying Moroccan Lentil Soup
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Cozy and Satisfying Moroccan Lentil Soup

This fragrant and flavorful soup offers just the right amount of spice (plus a whole lot of nutrients) to keep you warm and satisfied!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine: Moroccan
Keyword: Plant-Based, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 7 people
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Chef Sallie

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion small, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 sweet potato diced
  • 2 cups green lentils rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • In a medium soup pot, heat olive oil. Once hot, add the onion and saute for 2 to 3 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and sweet potato, cook for another 5 minutes or until just begin to soften.
  • Stir in lentils, cumin, cardamom, cinnamon, turmeric, salt, pepper, and cloves. Stir until the mixture become very fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Pour in vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until lentils and potatoes are tender.
  • Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with fresh cilantro.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 681mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5044IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 5mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8