Spicy Red Lentil Soup

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recipe by Kenwood https://kenwoodworld.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    32mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    135
based on 18 ratings

A delicious and nutritious soup, garnished with sumac oil and mint leaves. Sumac is a tangy lemony spice used in middle eastern and Mediterranean cooking, used in salads or to season meat or as a garnish for hummus. With this recipe simply adjust the amount of chilli flakes to your liking.

recipe updated Apr 15, 2021

Ingredients

  • Onion icon
    Onion
    225 g (about 1 ⅔)
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    150 g (about 3)
  • Red lentils icon
    Red lentils
    260 g (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    ¼ cup (about 60 ml)
  • Ground sumac icon
    Ground sumac
    2 tablespoons (about 13 g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    1 pinch
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    1 tablespoon (about 6 g)
  • Paprika icon
    Paprika
    1 tablespoon (about 6 g)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    1.5 kg (about 6 ¼ cups)
  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste
    90 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Mint icon
    Mint
    5 sprigs

Tools

  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Fit thick slicing disc (5) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Add olive oil and ground sumac to a clean small bowl
  4. Mix well until combined then set aside
  5. Fit max blade to kCook bowl
  6. Add olive oil to the kCook bowl
  7. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  8. Attach lid to kCook bowl with filler cap fitted
  9. Heat with filler cap fitted - 140°C, speed 3
  10. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  11. Slice onion and carrot into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  12. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  13. Add garlic clove, chili flakes, ground cumin and paprika to the kCook bowl
  14. Cook with filler cap removed - 5 min, 120°C, speed 2
  15. Then add vegetable stock, red lentils and tomato paste to the kCook bowl
  16. Cook with filler cap fitted - 20 min, 98°C, speed 3
  17. Blend with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 12
  18. Season to taste
  19. Garnish with mint
  20. Garnish soup with oil mixture
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