Recipes

Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Serves: 6 SmartPoints Per Serving: 0 & No Count

Recipe details

Summary

Simple but tasty Spicy Carrot and Lentil Soup is one everyone can enjoy. The basic ingredients come together to make this comforting and filling bowl of soup with an ethnic twist.

Ingredients

Calorie controlled cooking spray
1 large onion, chopped
300g carrots, chopped
1 tbsp garam masala
¼ tsp chilli powder
¼ tsp ground turmeric
75g dry red lentils, rinsed
400g tin tomatoes
900ml vegetable stock, made with 2 stock cubes
1 large tin green or brown lentils, drained and rinsed
6 tbsp 0% fat natural Greek yogurt
3 tbsp chopped fresh coriander

Instructions

  1. Heat a large, lidded pan over a medium heat, mist with the cooking spray and fry the onion for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots and spices to the pan and cook for 1 minute, then stir in the red lentils, tomatoes and stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover with the lid and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and blend the soup until smooth using
    a handheld stick blender. Add the green lentils to the soup then return the pan to the heat, stirring, for 2 minutes, or until heated through.
  4. Serve the soup topped with a spoonful of the Greek yogurt and a scattering
    of fresh coriander.

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