Beef isn't just for burgers! Turn it into a sweet and spicy curried soup.

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Credit: Photography by Jennifer Causey

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total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large pot, heat the oil over medium. Add the onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, 7 to 9 minutes. Add the ginger and curry powder and cook for 1 minute more. Add the beef and cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon, until browned, about 5 minutes.

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  • Stir in the lentils and tomato paste. Stir for 1 minute, then add 3 1/2 cups water, the coconut milk, and chopped cilantro. Season the soup with salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer. Cook until the lentils are tender, 20 to 25 minutes; season.

  • Off heat, stir in the lemon juice. Divide the soup among bowls. Top each with a dollop of yogurt and some cilantro leaves.

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