Pumpkin-mango-lentil soup – recipe from “eat and drink – for every day”

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Pumpkin and mango lentil soup

Pumpkin, mango and lentil soup: an appetizer by Meta Hiltebrand and Ludwig Heer

Dream pairings in a pot – flavor combinations that go together: Pumpkin-mango-lentil soup

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Dream pairings in a pot – flavor combinations that go together: appetizer

Pumpkin, mango and lentil soup by Meta Hiltebrand and Ludwig Heer

Show from May 25, 2020: “Dream couples in the cooking pot – flavor combinations that go together” – you can watch the whole show on TV Now here: https://www.tvnow.de/shows/essen-und -trinken -fuer-jeden -tag-17337

Preparation time: 25 minutes plus cooling time

ingredients for 4 people

  • 2 onions
  • 200 g Hokkaido pumpkin
  • 1 mango
  • oil
  • 50 grams of red lentils
  • 1 teaspoon of tomato paste
  • chili flakes
  • 700 ml of vegetable stock
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 1 organic lime
  • Salt
  • pepper

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  1. Dice the onion. Roughly grate the pumpkin. Peel the mango and cut the flesh into small pieces.
  2. Heat some oil in a pot and sauté the onion in it. Add lentils, grated pumpkin and tomato puree and saute briefly. Season with chili.
  3. Deglaze with vegetable broth, add mango and bring to a boil. Simmer on medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  4. Coarsely chop the coriander. Finely grate the lime peel and squeeze out the juice.
  5. Mash the soup very finely with a fork and season with lime zest, lime juice, salt and pepper. Serve sprinkled with coriander.

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