Slow Cooker Turmeric Lentil Soup Recipe. This is the prefect busy weeknight dinner. The lentils, ginger, turmeric, cumin, and veggies dance together to make lots of soup. #soup #slowcookerrecipe

Slow Cooker Turmeric Ginger Lentil Soup

Jay
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups green lentils
  • 2 carrots (chopped)
  • 2 celery stalks (chopped)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 handful shiitake mushrooms (chopped)
  • 1 inch ginger pealed (smash slightly but keep whole)
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 cups chicken broth (can substitute with veggie broth)
  • 14.5 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon fennel powder
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Instructions
 

  • First place all the above ingredients in the slow cooker. 
  • Next, mix to combine. 
  • Now, cover and turn to low for 6 - 8 hours. 
  • Finally add salt if needed and enjoy!