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Lentil soup  

 

Ingredients

 

you'll need -

  1. 1 dessertspoon of sunflower oil

  2. 1 large onion, finely chopped

  3. 2 cloves of garlic, crushed

  4. 2 large carrots, peeled  diced

  5. 2 celery sticks, washed and diced

  6. 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced

  7. parsley stalks chopped

  8. 16 oz (450 g) green lentils, washed

  9. 1 cup green peas (fresh or frozen)

  10. 2 to 2 half pints ( aprox. 1100ml =1400 ml) vegetable stock

  11. 1 tablespoon tomato purée

  12. salt and freshly ground pepper

Preparation

  • sweat the chopped onion over gentle heat in the oil until glazed

  • add celery, carrots and parsley stalks and sweat  gently with the onion

  • add vegetable stock and tomato purée, salt and pepper, bring  to boiling point

  • put in the washed lentils, bring back to boil then let it simmer for 20 minutes

  • add the potatoes and peas and let it simmer for another 30 or 40 minutes

  • check seasoning and garnish with chopped parsley