Lentil Soup

1 of your 5 a day!


This soup makes a delicious lunch and is low in salt!


Ingredients - Serves 6 Adults

  • 2 small onions
  • 2 large carrots
  • ½ teaspoon of mixed herbs
  • Pinch of ground ginger
  • 225g of red lentils
  • 2 low-salt stock cubes dissolved in 1,150ml of boiling water

Method

  1. Peel and chop the onions.
  2. Wash, peel and chop the carrots.
  3. Place the onions in a saucepan with a little water and cook gently for about 5 minutes or until soft.
  4. Add the chopped carrots.
  5. Add the mixed herbs and a pinch of ground ginger.
  6. Remove from the heat and stir in the lentils, mixing well.
  7. Return to the heat, add the vegetable stock and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
  8. Once cooked, liquidise the mixture with a hand blender or liquidiser.
  9. Return the blended soup to the saucepan and reheat without boiling.
  10. Serve and enjoy.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with wholemeal bread

Lentil Soup
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Serves

6 Adults

6 Adults

Preparation Time

10 Minutes

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

30 Minutes

30 Minutes

5-a-day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Hand Blender, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Saucepan, Vegetable Peeler, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeHand BlenderMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)SaucepanVegetable PeelerWooden Spoon
1/6 of this recipe contains
Energy
600kj
142kcal
7%
Fat
0.6g
1%
Saturates
0.1g
0%
Sugars
4.1g
5%
Salt
0.1g
2%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (247g)
Energy243Kj 600Kj
57Kcal 142Kcal
Fat0.5g 0.6g
(of which saturates)0.1g 0.1g
Carbohydrate9.4g 23g
(of which sugars)1.6g 4.1g
Fibre1.3g 3.3g
Protein3.7g 9.2g
Salt0g 0.1g

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