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Golden Curry Lentil and Quinoa Soup

  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This Golden Curry Lentil and Quinoa Soup is made in 1 pot with nourishing ingredients. Ideal for winter cold nights or as a easy meal to prep that is also freezer friendly. Vegan, gluten free and SUPER delicious!


  • 1 onion, diced (110g)
  • 3 garlic cloves minced (9g)
  • 2 tbsp minced ginger (30g)
  • 1.5 tbsp curry powder (22g)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, optional
  • 3/4 cup dry red lentils (156g)
  • 1/4 cup dry quinoa (42g)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (15g // tamari for gluten free)
  • 3 + 1/2 cups vegetable broth (875ml)
  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk (250ml)
  • 1 cups frozen vegetables (160g)


  1. Add onions and garlic into a large pot over medium high heat and cook for 1 minute. Add ginger, curry paste, red pepper flakes and salt. Cook for another minute, stirring frequently. 
  2. Add in 3 cups of vegetable broth, soy sauce, quinoa and red lentils. Bring the vegetable broth to a boil. Cover with  a lid and reduce the heat to low. Let it simmer for around 20 minutes or until lentils and quinoa have absorbed all the liquid and is cooked. 
  3. Give it a stir and then pour in the coconut milk, peas and left over 1/2 cup vegetable broth (or more) until desired consistency. Taste and adjust with more salt and seasonings as desired. 
  4. Portion soup into bowls and top with cilantro, coconut flakes and red pepper flakes as desired. Serve and enjoy! 


  • Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer). 
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 22 minutes
  • Category: Soups & Stews
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: vegan, gluten free


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 325
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Sodium: 1575mg
  • Fat: 9.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.9g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Fiber: 15g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: golden curry soup, lentil quinoa soup, coconut curry soup