Curried Red Lentil Soup

Yield: 6 servings

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5 Responses to “Curried Red Lentil Soup”

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    Diane — January 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm

    So many things to comment on in this post!

    1. I’m 5’0″ so I TOTALLY feel you. I just learned how to sew recently, so a bunch of pants got hemmed. I got so into it that I even made a dress for Christmas and another for New Year’s. One was perfection, the other a dud…

    2. I am making this soup right away since this is the perfect time of year for warm, hearty soups. However, I only have brown lentils on hand. Do you think it would make a big difference?

    3. I just started my own blog detailing my attempts at cooking, sewing, organizing, etc. and I mentioned you as one of my inspiration blogs on my post today!

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      Tessa — January 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm

      I’m impressed you were able to even sew two things that resembled dresses! Brown lentils generally take longer to cook – you may need to tack on cooking time so that they’re tender. Congrats on starting your own blog, that’s so exciting 🙂 I appreciate the feature – especially in such good company.

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    Diane — January 15, 2013 at 10:31 pm

    Thanks! I’ll make sure to add a bit more cooking time when I get to the recipe later, or to just get my booty to the grocery store for the red lentils. 🙂

    And I decided to write a post about the dresses I mentioned. The link’s below if you want to take a peek!

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    Oralee Ladtkow — April 13, 2013 at 9:01 am

    If chicken soup is one of your favorite meals, it pays to keep an eye on which restaurants feature real homemade soup. Many are generally adding additional ethnic tastes now, so you should find a new favorite that features spicy Mexican flavors, and also subtle Asian tastes. For those who have issues with additives such as MSG, it is imperative that you really ask the staff about the soup preparation. The last thing you want is an allergic reaction to the food. Once you find a restaurant that will serves a soup you prefer, do not be afraid to offer them praise. Knowing a customer appreciates the extra prep involved, they are likely to continue. ”

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    Busy Mom — April 15, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    This Curried Lentil Soup was a nice change from my regular lentil soup. I used brown/green lentils and a few other very small alterations and enjoyed it very much. Thanks for the great recipe!

    You can see my post about it here:

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