A hearty and warming soup
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