Lentil Soup
Lentil Soup
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings: 4
The ultimate lentil soup recipe only calls for a few basic components. Nothing warms you up like a bowl of homemade lentil soup and some fresh bread or buns on a chilly afternoon.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories224kcal
Carbs37g
Fat4g
Saturates1g
Sugars8g
Protein11g
Fibre14g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 4 cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 150 g Lentils Red
  • 3 Carrots Coarsely grated
  • 1 litre Vegetable Stock
  • 1 handful Coriander Garnish

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onion and cook for 4-5 minutes, until translucent.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes, until softened.
  • Then add the garlic, salt, black pepper, and cumin powder. Cook until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Pour in the lentils, carrots and stock.
  • Increase the heat and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Then reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook for 20 minutes, or until lentils have softened.
  • Using a hand blender or a food processor, purée the soup and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Add the coriander, taste, and season with salt and pepper, if required.
  • Serve whilst hot with a side of garlic bread.

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