Cream of Lentil Blender Soup

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This recipe for creamy of lentil blender soup is a “5 minutes or less” entry in the Fast & Fresh Dairy-Free Time Trials Recipe Contest, submitted by reader Christina Coopman. For the creamy consistency, she uses dairy-free Coconut Milk Beverage from So Delicious.

Cream of Lentil Blender SoupFast and Fresh Dairy Free Time Trials Recipe ContestChristina says, “Not only do I love this creamy of lentil soup because it is super quick, but by not cooking the vegetables that much I get that added kick of nutrition and flavour!”

For more details about the recipe contest, see this post: http://www.godairyfree.org/news/dairy-free-time-trials-recipe-contest

Special Diet Notes & Options: Cream of Lentil Blender Soup

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, vegetarian, and all around allergy-friendly.

Cream of Lentil Blender Soup
 
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 2 meal soups or 4 side soups
Ingredients
  • 1½ cup So Delicious Dairy Free Unsweetened Coconut Milk Beverage
  • ¼ of a large onion (roughly ⅓ cup)
  • 1 medium clove of garlic
  • ¼ inch ginger root
  • 1 can lentils, 540ml, divided
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon vegetable bouillon powder
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon chili sauce, depending on spice preference
  • 2 green onions, optional for garnish
Instructions
  1. Place coconut milk in a large pot on high heat to bring to a boil.
  2. Roughly chop the onion, garlic and ginger and add to coconut milk.
  3. Rinse the lentils and add half of them to the pot.
  4. Add in lemon juice, cumin, bouillon powder and chili sauce. Continue to cook over high heat for approximately 2 minutes until vegetables have just started to soften.
  5. Remove from heat and add to blender. Puree until smooth. While blending, slice green onions for garnish.
  6. Split leftover lentils into bowls and pour the puree over them.
  7. Garnish with green onions. Enjoy!
 

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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