Pumpkin coconut lentil soup!


Pumpkin coconut lentil soup!                    (serves 4)

-3 cups water

-1/2 brown onion (chopped fine)

-3/4 cup of lentils (mixed) *soaked in cool water for at least 4 hours

-1 can lite coconut milk

-1 small can of coconut cream

-1/2 Japanese pumpkin or butternut squash (chopped chunky)

-1/2 small sweet potato (chopped chunky)

*Spice mix: 1 tbsp of tumeric and smoked paprika, 1/2 tbsp of cumin and coriander powder

-salt to taste

In a large pot, with a lid, saute the onion on medium-high heat for about 3 minutes.  Add the spice mix and saute for another 1 minute.  Then, add the soaked lentils (water drained) and stir to combine ingredients.  Add all the other ingredients., stir, and bring to a simmer with pot lid on.  Simmer for 10 minutes, or until pumpkin/sweet potato breaks apart with a fork.  With a hand blender or blender of any kind, blend the ingredients until slightly thick.  Serve with freshly chopped coriander, mint or basil leaves!  Your done!  Super simple, super quick.  Hope you enjoy this. Thanks, be aware and eat with care 🙂

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