Spiced lentil soup recipe

  • Serves 2
  • 10mins to prepare and 20mins to cook
  • 401 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Heat the olive oil on a low heat and add the onion, celery and dry spices to the pan. Cook for 3 minutes. Add the plum tomatoes, tomato purée, lentils and stock, bring to the boil and simmer for 20 mins, or until the lentils are tender. Remove from the heat, blitz in a food processor and check seasoning. Serve with a dollop of crème fraîche and a handful of coriander leaves. 

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  • Ingredients

  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, roughly chopped
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • ½tsp ground coriander
  • 160g dried split red lentils
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 400g plum tomatoes
  • 2tsp tomato purée
  • crème fraiche, to serve
  • 1tsp lemon juice
  • Coriander leaves, to serve
  • Energy 1695kj 401kcal 20%
  • Fat 9g 13%
  • Saturates 2g 10%
  • Sugars 13g 14%
  • Salt 4.8g 80%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 60.8g Protein 23.4g Fibre 13.6g


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