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Carrot and Red Lentil Soup

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time48 minsTotal Time53 mins

A hearty and warming soup

 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

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


Add the water and stock cubes and bring to the boil


Lower heat and simmer for 45 mns


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


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


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

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4