Curried Red Lentil & Spinach Soup

Ready in
45 min
This warming soup freezes nicely. After eating it for a night or two, freeze some for a rainy day — it's a treat that is both spicy and soothing.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

30 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1 tbsp Becel® Buttery Taste margarine
1 med Onion chopped
3 Clove Garlic finely chopped
2 tsp Ginger finely grated
1.5 tsp Curry powder
0.5 tsp Ground Cumin
1 Carrot peeled and chopped
1 Ribs celery chopped
1 cup Lentils red, rinsed and drained
1 carton Reduced sodium chicken broth
1 cup Regular Water
2 cups Baby Spinach leaves coarsely chopped
2 tbsp Lemon Juice
0.25 cup Cilantro chopped (optional)


  1. Melt Becel® Buttery Taste margarine* in large, heavy-duty pot over medium heat and cook onion, garlic and ginger, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender, about 7 minutes.
  2. Add curry powder and cumin and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add carrot, celery, lentils, chicken broth and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer covered 20 minutes or until lentils and vegetables are tender.
  3. Process lentil mixture with hand-held blender** until still chunky. Stir in spinach and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and cilantro.
  4. **Or use traditional blender, processing soup in batches. After processing, return soup to pot and continue as above. 

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