Spicy Turnip and Red Lentil Soup

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 25 min 4
Spicy Turnip and Red Lentil Soup
Health Rating
Warm up with this nourishing soup that's ready in only 30 minutes.


1 tbsp Olive oil
1 onion(s) Sweet onion (chopped)
2 clove(s) Garlic (crushed)
1 tsp Turmeric, powder
1/2 tsp Chili powder
1/2 tsp Ginger, ground
120 gm Red lentils, split
750 ml Water (hot)
3 small Turnip (peeled and chopped)
2 medium Carrots (peeled and chopped)
3 large Tomato (skinned and chopped)
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Black pepper


1. Heat olive oil in large pot on medium. Cook the onions in the oil until soft.
2. Add garlic, turmeric, chilli and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.
3. Add lentils, water, turnip, carrot and tomatoes and bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
4. When the lentils and vegetables are cooked, blend with a hand blender adding salt and pepper to taste. Serve with a whole grain or gluten-free toast for lunch.


Quick Tip:

Double or triple the batch and freeze leftovers for quick meals. Ensure to fully warm through when re-heating to an internal temperature of 165F or 74C degrees.

Nutritional Highlights:

A heart healthy legume high in plant-based protein, fiber, B vitamins and iron.



Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 228
Calories from fat 39
Calories from saturated fat 5.5
Total Fat 4.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 368 mg
Potassium 925 mg
Total Carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary Fiber 7.5 g
Sugars 11.6 g
Protein 10.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 4.4

Energy sources

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