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Linsen Orangen Suppe vegan
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5 from 1 vote

Vegan lentil orange soup

A delicious vegan soup, that the whole family likes. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Hauptgericht, Soup, Suppe, Vorspeise
Keyword: linsen, Linsensuppe, Orange, suppe, Vegan
Servings: 4 portions
Author: Verena Frei

Ingredients

  • 1  onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 150 gr  (1 ¼ cups)  red lentils
  • 200 gr  (7 oz.) carrots 
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp curry
  • 1/2 tsp  turmeric
  • 1 liter (4 cups) vegetable broth (probably a little more)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • Some vegan cream 
  • Salt & pepper to season 
  • 30 gr (1/4 cup) sunflower seeds

Instructions

  • Finely chop onions and garlic
  • Sauté in olive oil
  • Wash the lentils, peel the carrots and chop them 
  • Add both to the pan 
  • Add the spices and roast everything for 3-4 minutes 
  • Deglaze with vegetable broth, add salt and orange juice 
  • Let simmer with a closed lid for approx. 20-30 minutes until the veggies are soft 
  • Puree the soup. I fit turns out to thick, add some more vegetable broth
  • Add some vegan cream if you like and season with salt, pepper and orange juice 
  • Roast the sunflower seeds in a pan without any oil 
  • Serve the soup with some olive oil, the sunflower seeds, dried edible flowers and fresh cress