Fast vegan lentils

This recipe has been adapted from Pick-Up-Limes, one of my favorite go-to's for vegan recipes.


  • 1 table spoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium yellow onions, diced
  • 1 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tea spoon smoked hot paprika
  • 1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tea spoon curry powder
  • 1/2 tea spoon cumin powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 200 g of brown lentils
  • 1 big potato cut into cubes
  • 1/2 vegetable bouillon cube
  • 1/2 l water
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • spinach


  1. Soak the lentils for 2-4 hours before cooking. Wash and rinse them afterwards.
  2. Dissolve the bouillon cube in hot water to prepare the stock
  3. Warm up the olive oil in a pot and add the garlic.
  4. When the oil starts sizzling, add the onion, finely diced, and sauté.
  5. Add the spices and cook for half a minute, until fragrant.
  6. Add the lentils, potato and the vegetable stock.
  7. Bring the pot to boiling and then lower the heat to medium-low.
  8. After 5 minutes, add the carrots and cook for 10 minutes.
  9. Add the spinach and remove well, cooking for another 3 minutes.

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