Orange and Red Lentil Soup

    Orange and Red Lentil Soup


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    A lovely soup recipe; Very easy to make and has a nice warm flavour. It's still savoury even though it has orange juice in it.

    Serves: 4 

    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 2/3 cup (125g) red lentils
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) orange juice
    • 1 stalk celery, diced
    • 1/2 carrot, grated
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1 pinch ground black pepper, to taste
    • 3 cups (375ml) chicken stock, divided

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour15min 

    1. In a saucepan over medium heat cook onions in butter until softened.
    2. Stir in lentils, orange juice, celery, carrot, bay leaf, thyme, pepper and half the chicken stock then simmer 40 minutes until lentils are tender.
    3. Puree in a blender or food processor; or using an immersion blender.
    4. Return to the saucepan. Stir in remaining chicken stock and heat through.

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