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Spiced Red Lentil and Kale Soup Recipe

Spiced Red Lentil and Kale Soup Recipe

Credit: Adam Guthrie

This quick and easy soup offers a fantastic source of protein and fibre, as well as feeding your good gut bugs.

Serves: 4



  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp vegetable broth, plus 8 cups
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp smoked sweet paprika
  • 2 small carrots, finely diced
  • 2 celery stalks, finely diced
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 2 handfuls kale leaves, shredded
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  1. Heat large pot on high heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté for few mins.
  2. Add 1 tbsp stock to deglaze pan. Add spices and stir until aromatic. Add carrot, celery, chopped tomato, red lentils and vegetable stock. Stir well, cover with lid and bring to boil.
  3. When boiling, remove lid, reduce heat and simmer for about 20 mins, until lentils are tender. Stir in shredded kale. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve.


Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.