Red Lentil Soup

    (3)
    20 minutes

    Lentils offer a valuable amount of iron, along with plenty of folate and low-fat protein. They're also a very good source of niacin and potassium.


    7 people made this

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 4 cups vegetable stock
    • 1 cup whole red lentils
    • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    • salt
    • cayenne pepper
    • 2 red capsicums, finely chopped

    Directions
    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Combine the stock, lentils, garlic, cumin and a pinch each of salt and cayenne pepper, in a large saucepan. Reserving some of the capsicum to use as a garnish, add the rest to the saucepan. Cook for 15 minutes until the lentils are soft.
    2. Top with the reserved chopped capsicum just before serving.
    See all 12 recipes

    Recently Viewed

    Reviews and Ratings
    Global Ratings:
    (3)

    Reviews in English (4)

    2

    I too added sweet potato, which I'm sure gave it extra nourishment and flavour. I gave it a whizz with the stick mixer (it's incredibly thick), so served it with a dob of light Greek yoghurt and a dash of ground cumin. Very filling and satisfying. A little more garlic wouldn't go amiss!  -  06 Jan 2012

    2

    Something else. I also added 750g of sweet potato to this recipe and it gave it a whole new level.  -  05 Aug 2009

    2

    Very easy to make and also very delicious  -  05 Aug 2009

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate
    See all 8 collections