Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Nutritional breakdown (per serving)
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrates: 15 g
Fats: 2 g
Fibre: 2.5 g
- 1 carton (900 mL) low-sodium chicken broth
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 tbsp. curry paste
- ½ cup split red lentils
- 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into ½-inch (1 cm) pieces
- 1 cup milk
- 2 cups packed baby spinach
- 2 tbsp. lemon juice
- Plain yogurt for serving (optional)
- Place broth, onion and curry paste in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add lentils, reduce heat and simmer covered for 5 minutes.
- Add sweet potato, continue to simmer covered for about 10 minutes, until lentils and sweet potatoes are tender. Add milk to hot soup.
- Ladle about 1/3 of the soup into a blender or food processor (being careful, as it will be hot). Purée, then return it to the remaining soup in saucepan.
- Add spinach. Stir over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes (but don’t boil), just until spinach is wilted. Stir in lemon juice. Serve with a dollop of yogurt, if using.
Recipe and image reprinted with permission from Dairy Farmers of Canada.
Additional recipes can be found on the Dairy Farmers of Canada site.
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