Red Lentil Soup


  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • 200g red lentils
  • 1 small sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 x 410g can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1- 1 ┬ŻL chicken stock or water
  • Greek yoghurt, to garnish
  • Coriander leaves, to garnish


Heat olive oil in a medium pot and add the onion. Cook for 4 minutes or until soft. Add the coriander powder and cook until fragrant. Now add the lentils, sweet potato and tomatoes and cook for a further 5 minutes before adding the stock. Bring to boil and then reduce the heat. Cook the soup for 30-35 minutes or until it thickens and the lentils are very soft.

Once it is cooked, season the soup with salt and then blitz with a stick blender until smooth. Garnish with a dollop of yoghurt and coriander.

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