Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"Where life is colorful and varied, religion can be austere or unimportant. Where life is appallingly monotonous, religion must be emotional, dramatic and intense. Without the curry, boiled rice can be very dull."
- C. Northcote Parkinson, Writer

The refrigerator light goes on...

Curried dishes like this soup are so simple and flavorful. You will find recipes like this with variations throughout the Caribbean, where curry is a prevalent seasoning. There are all kinds of dishes – chicken, goat and vegetable curries - but this lentil soup is particularly easy, healthy and tasty.


Curried Lentil Soup

Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 2 cups

Cooking Time: 60 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied or divided by 2. This recipe makes great leftovers, and like many soups, is better the following day. Keeps well, refrigerated, 4-5 days.

Curried Lentil Soup recipe from Dr. Gourmet


Place the olive oil in a large sauce pan over medium high heat.

Add the onion and cook, stirring frequently, for about 3 minutes.

Add the carrots and celery and cook, stirring frequently, for another 3 minutes.

Add the cumin and curry powder and cook for about one minute.

Add the water, lentils, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.

Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook for about 30 minutes until the lentils are just cooked. Stir occasionally.


Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1 1/2 cups

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 210 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value
Total Fat 2g 2%
    Saturated Fat 0g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 340mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 14%
    Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
    Sugars 5g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 4% Iron 20%
Vitamin K 10mcg Potassium 600mg