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Easy Coconut Curry Lentil Soup in a Jar
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Curried Lentil Soup in a Jar

This Curried Lentil Soup in a Jar is an affordable homemade gift idea - read on for more Mason Jar Christmas Gifts that are perfect for the holidays!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: curry powder, lentil soup, mason jar soup
Servings: 1 jar (4 servings per jar)
Calories: 427kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson


Dry Soup Mix

  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion flakes
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 bouillon cube (chicken or vegetable)

Soup add ons

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 cups boiling water (for bouillon cube)
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 cup chopped baby spinach


Assemble the gift

  • Using 8oz mason jars, add 1/2 cup lentils, then all the spices. Add the remaining 1/2 cup lentils. Add lid and set aside or give as a gift along with a can of coconut milk.

Turn it into a full meal

  • In a large pot, melt butter over med-high heat. Add carrots and celery, sauteing for 7-8 minutes until veggies are softened. Mix bouillon cube from jar with 2 cups boiling water and stir until dissolved. Add broth and coconut milk to the pot with veggies, bringing to a boil.
  • Add lentil soup mix and simmer for 20 minutes until lentils are fully cooked. Remove from heat and stir in spinach. Serve and enjoy! Soup also freezes well! Add to glass bowls, freeze up to 3 months, and reheat in the microwave for 6-7 minutes, stirring halfway through.



Serving: 1g | Calories: 427kcal | Carbohydrates: 43.75g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 741.5mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 6200IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 4.6mg