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Warming Green Lentil Soup

Warming Green Lentil Soup

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Serves: 4 Cooking Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 red onions
  • 4 carrots
  • Wedge of pumpkin
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Lemon
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • Fresh parsley
  • Halloumi cheese
  • 200g green lentils
  • 1 x 400g tin Cannellini beans
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 veg stock cube

Instructions

1

Gently heat some olive oil in a large pan and add the chopped onions and minced garlic to cook for a minute or so.

2

Add the chopped carrots, chopped pumpkin, tomato puree, chilli powder and thyme and cook for about 10 minutes until veg starts to soften.

3

Rinse the lentils well and add to the pan with 1 litre of water plus veg stock cube, bring to the boil and then simmer for about 40 minutes.

4

Add the Cannellini beans, season with salt and pepper and add the juice of one lemon. Let simmer for a few more minutes.

5

In a griddle pan, fry the sliced Halloumi on both sides in a tiny bit of coconut oil until crispy.

6

Ladle into soup bowls, add some chopped parsley and crispy halloumi on the top. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and a squeeze of lemon before serving.

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