1 ServingYieldsPrep Time15 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time50 minsCategoryLunch, Soups & SaladsCooking MethodSimmeringDietGluten Free
Lentils are great for making simple soups more substantial. Carrot and lentil is a classic soup combination.
3 tbsp Butter
1 Red onion,chopped
1 Garlic clove,Crushed
2 tbsp Tomato puree
500 g Carrots
250 g Red lentils,rinsed
1 tsp Honey
1.50 l Vegetable stock (if using vegetable cubes then leave the salt out of this recipe)
½ tsp Salt
Heat the butter in a large saucepan.
Add the onions and sauté until soft.
Add the garlic and stir for a minute.
Add the tomato puree, carrots, lentils, honey and salt then the stock and stir.
Bring to the boil then leave to simmer for 35minutes until the lentils are soft.
Leave to cool then blend in a food processor until smooth.
Heat up again before placing in a food flask for lunchboxes.
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