Spiced Tomato & Red Lentil Soup

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Spiced Tomato & Red Lentil Soup
Zen of Slow Cooking

Servings:
4-6
Prep time:
00:10
1 Rating
5

Easy, aromatic, and satisfying lentil soup with crispy lentil chips to dip.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup (1 small) onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp (2 cloves) garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Indian Dal blend
  • ¾ cup red lentils
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 13.5 oz can coconut milk
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro

Instructions

  1. Slow Cook: 1) Heat oil in a skillet; add onion, ginger & garlic and sauté for 2 minutes; transfer mixture to the cooker. 2) Stir in salt, Indian Dal blend, lentils, tomatoes, coconut milk & water. 3) Cover and cook on LOW: 7-8 hrs or HIGH: 3 hrs. 4) Stir in chopped spinach and cilantro.
  2. Pressure Cook: 1) Heat the oil on sauté function; add onion, ginger & garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. 2) Stir in salt, Indian Dal blend, lentils, tomatoes, coconut milk & water. 3) Secure the cooker lid, seal pressure valve; cook on Manual/Pressure for 8 minutes. 4) Vent with Quick Pressure Release. 5) Stir in chopped spinach and cilantro.

Tips

Serve with crispy lentil chips or flatbread.