Posts Tagged ‘red lentil’

Red Lentil Soup in Roasted Acorn Squash Bowl

Thursday, November 1st, 2012
Red Lentil Soup in Roasted Acorn Squash

Red Lentil Soup in Roasted Acorn Squash

Red Lentil Soup in Roasted Acorn Squash Bowl

This is a fun presentation for this hearty soup.  The acorn squash and the lentils add a lot of fiber to this filling meal.  Lentils cook quickly, so you can have a complete and filling meal for 6-8 people in under an hour.  Or a meal for four people with leftovers.
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Ginger and Garlic Red Lentil Soup

Sunday, January 29th, 2012
Ginger and Garlic Red Lentil Soup

Ginger and Garlic Red Lentil Soup

Ginger and Garlic Red Lentil Soup

I whipped this soup up the other week.  I have a whole jar full of red lentils and I had a lot of ginger that needed using.  At first I was going to start with a traditional mire poix mix (carrot, onion, celery).  But, then I changed my mind and geared it more towards a more Asian flavor profile of ginger, onion, and garlic.  All the fresh ginger adds a bit of zing and bite, which mellows a bit the next day if you have leftovers.
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Cilantro and Orange Scented Red Lentil Soup

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
Cilantro and Orange Scented Red Lentil Soup

Cilantro and Orange Scented Red Lentil Soup

Adapted from The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper

While flipping through The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper, this soup caught my attention because it’s a twist on how I usually think to prepare lentils.  (more…)

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