Curried Lentil Soup

Curried Lentil Soup
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Ingredients

  • 1 15- to 16-ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup French green lentils
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 medium onion
  • + 5 more ingredients
    • French green lentils are small, dark green, and speckled with black; they can be found at some supermarkets and at specialty foods stores.
    • 4 ¼ cups (or more) water
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • 2 green onions
    • 2 tablespoons (or more) curry powder

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in heavy large pot over medium heat. Add onion and carrot; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook until onion is translucent, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes. Add half of chopped garlic; stir until vegetables are soft but not brown, about 4 minutes longer. Add 2 ta...

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Variations on Curried Lentil Soup

  • Curried Lentil Soup
    • 1 large shallot, cut in half
    • 3 Tbs. unsalted butter
    • 1 qt. homemade or lowsalt canned chicken or vegetable broth
    • +8 other ingredients
  • Curried Lentil Soup
    • 1 c dry lentils, rinsed
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 2 celery stalks, sliced
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 t cumin seeds, or 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
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    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons curry powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
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    • Fresh basil (optional)
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 cup lentils
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