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bowl of green lentil sweet potato soup

Green Lentil Sweet Potato Soup


Green lentil sweet potato soup is hearty, healthy and tasty! This soup is infused with curry-inspired flavors and packed with vegetables.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup French green lentils
  • 3 sticks celery, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cups sweet potato, cut into cubes
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp dried turmeric
  • 1 tsp dried sage
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1-15oz can low fat coconut milk
  • 4 cups vegetable broth


  1. Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a dutch oven or large pot. Add the celery, carrots and onion and sauté for 5-8 minutes. Next, add the garlic, ginger, turmeric, sage, cumin, salt and a few grinds of black pepper. Stir for a minute, or until fragrant.
  2. Add the sweet potatoes, green lentils, vegetable broth and coconut milk. Bring to a boil, then immediately drop the heat down to low, partially cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until lentils are cooked through. Enjoy!