Whole Foods Red Lentil Dal Soup (copycat recipe)

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Sharing my model of the wonderful Whole Foods pink lentil dal soup, which is certainly one of my very favorites. It’s gluten-free, dairy free, and a plant-based supply of protein and vitamins. 

Hi associates! How’s the week going to this point? I’m in full elf mode over right here; baking cookies, wrapping presents, and though I really feel like I used to be ready, there are a variety of last-minute errands to run. To ok(partially) protect my sanity, I’m spending a while within the sauna blanket tonight and have a yoga class booked for tomorrow.

For now, how a few cozy bowl of soup?

I’ve a psychological record of fast grab-and-go meals that I can swoop in a pinch, are wholesome, and that I actually get pleasure from. Thankfully, Tucson has a variety of wonderful wholesome eating places (and we simply obtained a True Food!!), which makes it fairly simple. If I discover myself in a bind and hangry in between choosing up youngsters and working errands, it’s good to know I’ve some faves I can simply decide up.

Whole Foods Red Lentil Dal Soup (copycat recipe)

This is certainly one of my favourite simple wholesome pickup meal choices. I’ve had this lentil soup so many occasions this fall season already, I knew I wanted to attempt to recreate it at dwelling. The result’s an excellent hearty, flavorful soup, with a lot of vitamins, and is nice with a big salad for lunch. It additionally freezes fantastically.

Here’s the recipe should you’d like to offer it a strive!

Ingredients:

One yellow onion, diced

2 carrots, peeled and chopped

2 ribs of celery, diced

3-4 cloves of garlic

1 knob of ginger, peeled and grated

2 cups dried pink lentils, rinsed

1 can diced tomatoes

32 oz vegetable broth

Juice of 1 lime

Good pinch of cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon curry powder

Turmeric

1/2 bag of spinach

1 can coconut milk

Salt and pepper

(we took these pics in October! Don’t fear, I haven’t been holding onto a pumpkin this entire time haha)

Instructions:

Step One

In the Instant Pot on saute setting, saute the onion, carrots, garlic, and celery for 2-3 minutes in olive oil, till softened and aromatic. Add within the tomatoes, ginger, lentils, and spices. Season properly with salt and pepper.

Step two

Stir within the broth, seal the lid, and prepare dinner on soup setting for 20 minutes.

Step three

Allow the strain to launch naturally, after which stir within the lime juice, spinach, and coconut milk. Taste and modify seasonings earlier than serving. Top with some dairy-free yogurt and cilantro should you’d like!

Note: Allow to chill utterly earlier than storing within the fridge or freezer.

Here’s the complete recipe. Please let me know should you resolve to offer it a whirl!

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Whole Foods Red Lentil Dal Soup (copycat recipe)

A scrumptious and hearty vegan soup that’s full of protein and vitamins.

  • Author: Fitnessista
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: half-hour
  • Yield: 68 servings 1x

One yellow onion, diced

2 carrots, peeled and chopped

2 ribs of celery, diced

34 cloves of garlic

1 knob of ginger, peeled and grated

2 cups dried pink lentils, rinsed

1 can diced tomatoes

32 oz vegetable broth

Juice of 1 lime

Good pinch of cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon curry powder

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1/2 bag of spinach

1 can coconut milk

Salt and pepper

Cayenne if desired

In the Instant Pot on saute setting, saute the onion, carrots, garlic, and celery for 2-3 minutes in olive oil, till softened and aromatic. Add within the tomatoes, ginger, lentils, and spices. Season properly with salt and pepper.

Stir within the broth, seal the lid, and prepare dinner on soup setting for 20 minutes.

Allow the strain to launch naturally, after which stir within the lime juice, spinach, and coconut milk. Taste and modify seasonings earlier than serving. Top with some dairy-free yogurt and cilantro should you’d like!

Notes

You can positively make this on the stovetop. Just deliver as much as a boil, then scale back the warmth and canopy. Cook at a low simmer for round 45 minutes or till the lentils are cooked and delicate. Then add the coconut milk, lime juice, and serve with desired toppings.

Have a beautiful day and I’ll see ya quickly!

xo

Gina

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