Thai Red Lentil Soup

Thai Red Lentil Soup Recipe | In Jennie's Kitchen

I know, it’s springtime, and many of you might be done with soup. It’s been the longest winter here, though, and we woke up to snow, again. On April 19th. The temperatures creeped up enough to mostly melt it by afternoon, but not enough for me to finally turn the heat down (I’ll be so happy when I can open the windows for fresh air again!). In the meantime, I spent some time in the kitchen recently recreating this Thai Red Lentil Soup, one of my favorite soups from a cafe in Woodstock.

The soup sells for $6 a bowl (or is it $6.50?). An entire pot, yielding four generous servings costs probably less than $3 to make. I didn’t do the actual math, just a quick guesstimate knowing the general cost of ingredients. It’s such a hearty, filling, yet light soup. Another surprise is it’s vegan. Ordering this soup was a lifesaver a year and a half ago when I was doing a little detox to find the root cause of some health issues. During that detox I pretty much followed a vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free diet. Continue reading…

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