Indian Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

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4 servings

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1 tablespoon: olive oil

1 large: onion, minced

6 cloves: garlic, minced

2 pinches: red pepper flakes

1/2 teaspoon: ground turmeric

1 1/2 teaspoons: garam masala

1 cup: lentils

4 cups: vegetable broth

2: sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes

4 cups: chopped fresh spinach

: salt to taste


Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in the hot oil until fragrant, 2 to 4 minutes. Cook and stir red pepper flakes, turmeric, and garam masala into onion mixture until coated, about 2 more minutes.

Stir lentils and broth into onion mixture; bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until lentils are softened but firm to the bite, about 15 minutes.

Stir sweet potatoes into lentil mixture; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until sweet potatoes are tender and lentils are fully cooked, about 10 more minutes. Add spinach; cook until wilted, 3 to 5 minutes. Season with salt.


Calories: 361 kcal

Carbohydrates: 63.7 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Fat: 4.9 g

Fiber: 20.9 g

Protein: 16.9 g

Sodium: 650 mg

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