Apple Curry Lentil Soup

Sheri Zarnick


People love food as gifts. A gift of homemade jam or chocolate covered treats or soup in a jar..are always a welcomed treat. I pack these up with other gifts from the kitchen for friends at Christmas.

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5 Min
30 Min


2 qt
1 lb
red lentils
1 1/2 tsp
salt, divided between both jars
6 Tbsp
minced dried onions
2 Tbsp
curry powder
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 lb
green lentils
1/2 pkg
dried apple rings, cut into 1/2" pieces.
2 Tbsp
dried parsley leaves


1Makes 2 gift jars:
In the bottom of each glass jar, place 8oz red lentils; top with 1 1/2 tsp. salt, 3 T. dried onions, 1 T. curry powder, 1/2 tsp. garlic powder, lentils,1/2c.cut apples and 1 T. dried parsley. In that order. Seal jars and store at room temperature up to a month.
2Prepare labels with cooking instructions; attach to jars.
3Cooking Instructions;
Place lentil soup mix in a 3qt. saucepan with 7 cups of water. Heat to boiling on High. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 20-30 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Makes 8 cups of soup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy