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Golden Red Lentil Soup

Golden Red Lentil Soup

Golden red lentil soup is an easy winter soup recipe. Golden turmeric soup is filled with anti-inflammatory vegetables, spices, and broth. Make this recipe for an easy weeknight lunch or dinner! It is also gluten free, dairy free, and vegan optional.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 453 kcal



  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 lg yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup red lentils, washed
  • 2 teaspoon pink sea salt
  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 lg carrots, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 14oz can diced tomatoes bpa free organic
  • 4 cups bone broth vegans & vegetarians sub vegetable broth
  • 2-3 cups baby spinach sub kale
  • 1-2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup full fat coconut milk optional for creaminess


  • In a large stockpot over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons avocado oil.
  • Add 1 diced yellow onion to the warm oil and cook until the onions are soft and translucent.
  • Add 4 cloves minced garlic and cook just until the garlic is fragrant.
  • Add 1 cup washed red lentils, 2 teaspoons sea salt, 2 teaspoons ground cumin, 2 teaspoons dried thyme, 1 teaspoon turmeric powder, and ½ teaspoon ground black pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Next, add 2 sliced carrots, 2 sliced stalks of celery, 1 14oz can diced tomatoes, 4 cups bone broth, and 3 cups baby spinach. Stir to combine.
    Cover the pot with a lid, reduce heat to low and cook for ~30 minutes or until the lentils are soft.
  • Finally, stir in 1-2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar, then ½ cup full fat coconut milk.
    Serve warm and enjoy!


Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 453kcalCarbohydrates: 52gProtein: 21gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 5.3gPotassium: 1102mgFiber: 10gVitamin A: 4074IUVitamin C: 29.9mgCalcium: 134mgIron: 6.6mg
Keyword healthysoup, lentilsoup
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