15 Reviews

I love this recipe! I've made it 6 or 7 times in the last couple of months, and it's tons of fun to play with! I'll halve the lentils and add brown rice, or add extra veggies or play with the spices or whatever, and it's amazing every time :) Thank you!

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Chef Kirsten (#1!) January 12, 2012

This soup was seriously AMAZING. I wished I never had to stop eating it! I cut back the lentils by a half cup, the broth by 1.5 cups and the coconut milk by 1/2 cup in order to reduce the calories, plus I used 5 carrots and extra cumin. I also ran the immersion blender a touch to make it a little thicker. Wow! It was so good! Next time I think I might use a little less broth and then serve it over brown rice.

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SugarJen April 14, 2011

This is delicious! I used 4 carrots instead of 2, and subbed one of the tsp of cumin with curry powder because I didn't have much cumin. I also added about a half a bag of leftover baby spinach. It came out fantastic! Thanks for posting!

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lvt96 March 05, 2011

Great soup! I made it on the stove and added fresh ginger.

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ksparker October 18, 2010

Ridiculously good, extremely easy, and very nutritious. I make this recipe whenever I have excess carrots and green beans from the garden (over the winter I use them up out of the freezer). The spices are fantastic, even though some Indians would say there's too much turmeric. Even with powdered broth, the soup is unbeatable. I add a lot of chiles, because I like it hot. Can't get enough!

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Garden Chef June 16, 2010

Bravo! I sampled it before and after adding the coconut milk. It was great both ways. Hot sauce in a dish with coconut is an eyeopener. Next time I'll make a double batch for sure.

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Kimosabe March 30, 2010

I didn't use a slow-cooker for this. I also used less tomato and more carrot but it was still delicious. This is a recipe I'll definitely be coming back to! Thanks.

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Ginger Rose November 27, 2009

Fantastic! Because I'm lazy, I just threw it all in the crockpot over night and had it for lunch. YUM! I added a tiny bit (ok a lot) more lentils and it had a chili-like consistancy. Even tastes good cold! But the REAL reason for 5 stars is that my 16 mo old ate it like it was free! This is a child who only ever eats pizza! My husband and I almost fell out of our chairs! Thanks for a toddler pleaser!

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Shelly K July 23, 2006

Tasty! Added a lb of turkey Italian sausage, more carrots, and a red bell pepper. Used just 2 cups stock to make it thicker. It would be good with some fresh ginger added in. Thanks!

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Heather U. November 01, 2012
Red Lentil and Carrot Soup With Coconut for the Crock Pot