Sweet Potato, Carrot, Apple, and Red Lentil Soup

Ingredients: – 2 tablespoons olive oil – 1 onion, chopped – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced – 3 large carrots, peeled and chopped

– 1 apple, peeled, cored, and chopped – 1 cup red lentils, rinsed and drained – 6 cups vegetable broth – 1 teaspoon ground cumin – 1 teaspoon ground turmeric – Salt and pepper to taste

Sauté the Aromatics:Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the minced garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant. 

Add Vegetables and Apple:Add the diced sweet potatoes, chopped carrots, and chopped apple to the pot. Stir well to combine with the onions and garlic. 

Add Lentils and Broth:Pour in the rinsed and drained red lentils, followed by the vegetable broth. Stir in the ground cumin and ground turmeric. Bring the mixture to a simmer. 

Simmer:Reduce the heat to low and let the soup simmer, uncovered, for about 20-25 minutes, or until the vegetables and lentils are tender. 

Add Broth and Coconut Milk:Pour in the vegetable broth and coconut milk. Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Let it cook for about 10-15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together. 

Blend the Soup:Once the vegetables and lentils are cooked through, use an immersion blender or transfer the soup to a blender (in batches if necessary) to puree until smooth and creamy. 

Season to Taste:Taste the soup and season with salt and pepper as needed, adjusting the seasoning to your preference 

Serve:Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with chopped cilantro, if desired. You can also drizzle with coconut milk or yogurt for added creaminess and flavor. 

Enjoy:Serve the sweet potato, carrot, apple, and red lentil soup hot, accompanied by crusty bread or crackers for a comforting and satisfying meal. Enjoy the hearty and nutritious flavors of this delicious soup! 


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