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Lentil soup in a bowl
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5 from 1 vote

Lentil soup

The easy lentil soup is perfect for a chilly day
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Author: Alison


  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 sticks celery
  • 250 g lentils
  • 700 ml water
  • ½ tsp tumeric
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp corriander


  • Peel the onion and carrot
  • Chop the onion, carrot and celery into small pieces
  • Add a little oil to a pan and heat on a low temperature
  • Add the onions, carrot and celery and cook gently until soft
  • Add the lentils, water and spices and simmer for around twenty minutes until thick


Serve with crusty bread. Why not double the recipe and make a big pan to do the week?