Moroccan Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup - This is a healthy, hearty vegetarian soup that's so delicious no one will even miss the meat! It's packed with nutritious ingredients and exciting flavors that are sure to leave you craving more!
Ready in: 55minutes
1 1/2cupschopped yellow onion
1large carrot,diced (1/2 cup)
3clovesgarlic,minced (1 Tbsp)
2tsppeeled and minced fresh ginger
6cupslow-sodium vegetable broth,then more if desired
1(14.5 oz) canpetite diced tomatoes
1(16 oz)large sweet potato,peeled and diced into 1/2-inch cubes (3 cups)
1cupbrown lentils,picked over and rinsed
Salt to taste
1/2cupchopped fresh cilantro
Heat 2 Tbsp olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and carrot and saute 4 minutes.
Add garlic and ginger and saute 1 minute longer. Add remaining 1 Tbsp olive oil, cumin, coriander, turmeric, paprika and cinnamon.
Saute 1 minute. Stir in vegetable broth, tomatoes, sweet potatoes and lentils. Season with salt to taste.
Bring to a light boil then reduce heat to medium-low, cover pot and allow to simmer, stirring occasionally until sweet potatoes are soft and lentils are tender, about 25 - 30 minutes.
Thin with up to 1 more cup of broth if desired. Stir in half of the cilantro then serve with remaining cilantro.