Recipes

Spiced Carrot & Lentil Soup

Serves: 6 SmartPoints Per Serving: 0

Recipe details

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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