Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup


1 onion, chopped
1 red pepper, diced
2 c chopped fresh mushrooms
2 sweet potatoes, chopped
3/4 c red lentils, rinsed
1/3 c fresh basil, chopped
2 t turmeric
sea salt, pepper, and dulse powder to taste
2 vegetable bouillon cubes
4 c water


Heat oil in large saucepan. Add onion & mushrooms and cook until onions are transparent. Add lentils & sweet potatoes, cook for an additional 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Add peppers and any other vegetables you wish to add. Add fresh basil. Add water, turmeric, salt, pepper, dulse powder, and bouillon cubes. Simmer on low for about 1 hour or until sweet potatoes are tender. Serve as is or puree in blender before serving.

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