Featured Recipe: Chipotle Lentil Soup with Grilled Pineapple

Featured Recipe: Chipotle Lentils with Grilled Pineapple

Enjoy this delicious and hearty lentil dish while getting a good dose of protein and iron!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time9 hours
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Vegan
Servings: 12 Servings


  • 4 Liters Water
  • 3 Cups Organic Green Lentils (Dry)
  • 2 Cups Onions (Diced)
  • 3 Tbsp garlic (Minced)
  • 1 Cup Carrots (Diced)
  • 2 tbsp “Frontier” Chipotle Powder
  • 1 tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Sea Salt
  • 0.5 tsp “Frontier” Black Pepper
  • 0.25 Cup "Sarafino" Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 12 Slices Pineapple (Fresh)
  • 0.5 Cup Cilantro (Chopped)
  • 0.5 Cup Brown Rice Flour


  • Soak the lentils in water overnight, rinse and add to 4 Litres of boiling water and simmer over medium heat.
  • In a medium high heat sauce pan, sauté onions, garlic and carrots in 2 tbsp of olive oil for 10 minutes and add to the lentils.
  • Cook the lentils for 30 minutes, covered.
  • In a medium high heat sauce pan, combine 2 tbsp of olive oil, smoked paprika, chipotle powder,brown rice flour and sea salt.
  • Ladle in enough liquid from the lentils pot to dissolve clumps of flour while whisking.
  • When a smooth roux is formed, add it to your lentils and cook for an additional 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, grill your pineapple rings on the BBQ or a portable grill.
  • Turn off the heat and move the lentils pot away from direct heat and add your cilantro.
  • Serve the lentils topped with a pineapple ring with fresh cilantro leaves in the middle.


Each Serving Contains:
296 calories; 12 g protein; 8 g total fat (0 g trans fat); 44 g total carbohydrates (9 g of sugar); 479 mg sodium