Recipe-93-Red Lentil & Carrot Soup
Are you looking for a quick and nutritious meal to serve this week? Look no further than this delicious Red Lentil & Carrot Soup! It's packed with flavour, richness, and nutrients – making it the perfect light dinner or lunch option. Plus, it takes just minutes to make and is an economical way to feed your family without compromising on taste. This soup is so irresistible; your whole family (especially picky eaters!) will be asking for seconds! Read on to find out how easy it is to prepare this comforting food.
- 3-4 carrots, large, grated
- 1/3 cup red lentils
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 2 cups water
- 1 onion, red, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp honey
3 tbs olive oil
1⁄2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp black pepper
- 2 tbs almond flakes, optional, to garnish
Heat the olive oil in a deep saucepan and sauté the grated carrots with the onions for 2-3 minutes, then add the garlic to the sauce pan and stir.
Add the lentils to the saucepan, season with salt, paprika and pepper and pour in the honey.
- Stir to combine the flavors and add the broth and water.
- Simmer for 15 min until the lentils have softened, then process with a stick blender until smooth.
Serve hot with a swirl of olive oil and almond flakes.
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