Easy Peasy Lentil Soup
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yield: 4-6
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ¼ red onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 3.5 cups Puy lentils
  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped into small pieces
  • 4 celery stalks, washed and chopped into small pieces
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon rock salt
  • 4 cups water
  • Chopped coriander, to serve
  • Crushed toasted cashews, to serve (optional)
  1. Soak 1.5-2 cups dried lentils covered in water overnight
  2. Drain and rinse before using
  3. Heat oil in a large saucepan
  4. Once hot, add the garlic and onion
  5. Cook for a few minutes until starting to soften
  6. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to the boil
  7. Cover and lower to medium
  8. Cook for 30 minutes or until the lentils and vegetables are tender
  9. Season to taste with salt and pepper if required
  10. Using a stick blender, process to a chunky-style soup
  11. Top with the coriander and cashews to serve
This soup once cooled, can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
Recipe by Nadia Felsch at https://nadiafelsch.com/2014/06/20/easy-peasy-lentil-soup/