Red lentil soup with lemon recipe that is super healthy and easy to whip up for a delicious lunch or dinner.
In a dutch oven on the stovepot, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium high heat.
Add diced white onion and carrots to dutch oven and saute for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened.
Add in minced garlic and cook for 15 seconds, until garlic is fragrant. Pour in chicken stock, lentils, corn, cumin, saffron, cayenne pepper, and curry powder, until combined. Cook until soup is simmering.
Turn heat to low, and cover dutch oven with lid. Cook for 15 minutes, until lentils are tender. Remove lid and stir in lemon juice and zest. Scoop into bowls and serve with lemon wedges and freshly ground pepper.
Adapted from Gimme Some Oven