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Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Mountain Cravings
Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup is a simple weeknight meal of soul-warming fall soup.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Soups & Stews
Cuisine American
Servings 4 bowls
Calories 207 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 T. butter
  • 1 onion roughly chopped
  • 1 lb. carrots peeled & roughly chopped
  • 2 celery ribs roughly chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • ½ cup lentils
  • 2 t. cumin
  • 1 t. paprika
  • 1 T. honey
  • ½ T. lemon juice
  • 1/4 t. allspice
  • salt to taste
  • plain yogurt for serving

Instructions
 

  • Melt butter over medium heat in a large pot and sauté onions, carrots, and celery until onion is translucent.
  • Add water, broth, lentils, cumin, and paprika. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until carrots and lentils are cooked through, about 30 minutes.
  • Pulse with an immersion blender or in a food processor until only small pieces remain, not completely smooth.
  • Add honey, lemon juice, allspice, and salt and mix well.
  • Serve with a dollop of plain yogurt.