Sweet Potato Lentil Soup

 

Ingredients
1 cup vegetable stock (from a cube is also fine)
2 cups water
3 onions, chopped
3 garlic cloves, pressed or minced
1 cup dry green or brown lentils, washed & drained
2 large tomatoes 
2 tbsp tomato paste
Handful baby spinach
2 medium sweet potatoes, cubed into small pieces
2 carrots, chopped
1 bell pepper, chopped
Pinch of black pepper
Pinch of Himalaya salt
1/2 tbsp cumin powder
1/2 tbsp coriander powder
1/2 tbsp tumeric powder
Coconut oil
Lemon wedge for serving
small red onion, chopped
Red pepper, sliced


How to
1. In a large stockpot, heat a little bit coconut oil over medium heat and sauté the onions and garlic.
2. After 5 minutes add the lentils, sweet potatoes, carrots, tomatoes, bell pepper and cook this for another 10 minutes on medium heat.
3. Pour the vegetable broth in a stockpot and add all the dry ingredients, boil this for 10 minutes. 
3. Add the tomato paste and 2 cups of water and let it boil for another 25-30 minutes on medium heat.
4. Add water & Himalaya salt if needed.
5. Serve the soup with chopped baby spinach, red onions, red pepper and lemon juice or anything you like & enjoy!

Bon appétit!