Follow us:FacebookTwitter

BetterRecipes : better recipes - better meals

Slow Cooker Curried Lentil Soup

Submitted by: | Source: PillsburyBaking.com

Slow Cooker Curried Lentil Soup

Add a Photo | View All Photos

2010-08-14 Other
3.6 7

The exotic scent of curry enlivens this Indian-influenced meatless dish, with lentils and spinach slow-cooked and topped with cool yogurt.

  • Servings: 8
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 to 9 hrs
  • Total Time: 9 hrs 15 mins

Ingredients:

1 (16-oz.) Pkg. (2 1/2 Cups) Dried Lentils, sorted, rinsed
8 cups Water
2 Medium Carrots, cut into ½" slices (1 cup)
2 Medium Stalks Celery, cut into ½" slices (1 cup)
1 Medium Onion, chopped (½ cup)
2 Garlic Cloves, minced
2 Extra-large Vegetarian Vegetable Bouillon Cubes or 2 Chicken-flavor Bouillon Cubes
3 tsp Curry Powder
1 tsp Salt
2 Bay Leaves
1 (14.5-oz.) Can Diced Tomatoes, undrained
2 cups Coarsely Chopped Fresh Spinach
½ cup Low-fat Plain Yogurt

Directions:

In 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients except tomatoes, spinach and yogurt; mix well.

Cover; cook on Low setting for 8 to 9 hours.

About 5 minutes before serving, stir tomatoes into soup. Cover; cook an additional 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Just before serving, remove and discard bay leaves. Top individual servings with 1/4 cup spinach and 1 tablespoon yogurt.