There's still a few days left in January, and that means there's still some time to celebrate National Soup Month! Today's soup comes from reader twinkle! Her Vegetable and Red Lentil Soup caught my eye and I have been dying to try it ever since I saw it.
To check out her recipe,
Recipe from twinkle
2 Tbs mild curry paste
1 can crushed tomatoes
3 cups chicken stock
1 large carrot, chopped finely
2 trimmed celery sticks, chopped finely
1 medium size potato, chopped finely
1 large zucchini, chopped finely
3/4 cup red lentils
1/2 frozen peas
1/3 cup coconut milk
2 Tbs coarsely chopped cilantro
Cook curry paste in large heated saucepan, stirring until fragrant. Add undrained crushed tomatoes, stock, carrot, celery, potato and zucchini, bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered for 5 minutes.
Add lentils to soup mixture; return to boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered for about 10 minutes or until lentils are just tender.
Add peas; return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until peas are just tender. Remove soup from heat; stir in coconut milk and cilantro.