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Carrot and Red Lentil Soup

A hearty and warming soup

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time48 minsTotal Time53 mins

 500 g Carrots chopped
 150 g Red Lentils
 1 Onion chopped
 2 Cloves of Garlic chopped
 ½ tsp Paprika
 1200 ml Water
 2 stock cubes-1x ham 1x chkn
 2 pinches Chopped Parsley
 1 pinch S & P
 1 tbsp Olive oil

1

Heat the oil in a large pan and add the Carrots,Onion,Lentils,Garlic and Paprika and stir for 2-3 mins

2

Add the water and stock cubes and bring to the boil

3

Lower heat and simmer for 45 mns

4

Remove from heat and blend till smooth or leave it chunky if you prefer

5

Serve and garnish with parsley. Season with S & P if needed

6

Tip- add some plain yoghurt just before serving or drizzle over.
Tip- add more water if needed.
Tip- Squeeze some Lemon juice over for a zesty citrus taste
Tip- using Smoked Paprika will add an extra depth of flavour

Ingredients

 500 g Carrots chopped
 150 g Red Lentils
 1 Onion chopped
 2 Cloves of Garlic chopped
 ½ tsp Paprika
 1200 ml Water
 2 stock cubes-1x ham 1x chkn
 2 pinches Chopped Parsley
 1 pinch S & P
 1 tbsp Olive oil

Directions

1

Heat the oil in a large pan and add the Carrots,Onion,Lentils,Garlic and Paprika and stir for 2-3 mins

2

Add the water and stock cubes and bring to the boil

3

Lower heat and simmer for 45 mns

4

Remove from heat and blend till smooth or leave it chunky if you prefer

5

Serve and garnish with parsley. Season with S & P if needed

6

Tip- add some plain yoghurt just before serving or drizzle over.
Tip- add more water if needed.
Tip- Squeeze some Lemon juice over for a zesty citrus taste
Tip- using Smoked Paprika will add an extra depth of flavour

Carrot and Red Lentil Soup

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