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Pumpkin soup with red lentils

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Pumpkin soup with red lentils
Pumpkin soup with red lentils

Pumpkin season is in full swing, so today I offer an easy pumpkin soup with red lentils.

Ingredients (5l soup):

  • 350g red lentils
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 5 potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small can of corn
  • 3 chopped and peeled tomatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 200g bacon or sausage thickly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/3 teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric


  1. Put the lentils into a medium bowl and cover them with cold water, leave for 2 hours for soaking,
  2. Fill a large pot with 4l water, add chopped and fried potatoes and onion ,
  3. Fry the sliced sausage in the pan, and add it to soup,
  4. Add the salt, sweet paprika, pepper and cook the soup for 20 minutes,
  5. Add chopped red pepper, pumpkin puree , corn and red lentil, continue cooking for another 15 minutes,
  6. At the end add: chopped tomatoes and tomato puree, cook for 5 minutes. Taste and add ground nutmeg and turmeric ,
  7. Serve the soup with roasted pumpkin seeds.

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