A tasty, simple and inexpensive homemade soup recipe.

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Ingredients (serves 8)

2 large sweet potatoes, peel and cut into 1cm cubes
4 large carrots peeled and sliced
1 red onion
1 litre veg stock (home made or low sodium cube)
1 tbsp  Chilli flakes
200g Red lentils
Salt + pepper to season
1tsp olive oil

Method:
1) Finely chop the onions and fry in 1 tsp olive oil for 2-3 min until soft

2) Add sweet potato, carrots, lentils and stock and bring to the boil

3) Simmer uncovered for 20-25mins until veg are soft

4) blend with hand held blender until smooth

5) Add chilli flakes and briefly pulse to mix.

Nutritional content (per portion)

Calories  225 Kcal
Total fat 1.6g
Saturated fat 0.3g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated fat 0.4g
Carbohydrate 42g
Protein 8.4g
Fibre 4.8g
Salt 0.9g

Page last reviewed on 28/04/2017

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