Rustic Tomato Lentil Soup
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A rustic tomato based lentil soup infused with kale. Bellísimo!
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 10
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon curry paste*
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 28 ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup green lentils
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped kale, ribs removed
  1. Heat oil in a dutch oven or large pot and cook onions until translucent.
  2. Add garlic and spices and cook, stirring constantly for 30 seconds.
  3. Incorporate the tomatoes and simmer for a minute or two before adding the lentils, broth and water.
  4. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and cover, simmering for 30 minutes.
  5. Use an immersion blender to blend approximately one third of the soup.
  6. Add the chopped kale and cook for 5 minutes until cooked.
*If you don't have curry paste, sub a teaspoon of curry powder.
Recipe by Girl Gone Mom at