Vegie lentil soup

Vegie lentil soup

ServesServes 4
Preparation time Preparation time 10 mins
Cooking timeCooking time 35 mins


1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 carrot, diced
1 potato, diced
1 parsnip, peeled and diced
1 stick celery, diced
125g red lentils
6 cups chicken stock or water
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 or 3 sprigs parsley, chopped


  1. Saute onion and garlic in a large pot with a little water until onion is translucent
  2. Add carrot, potato, parsnip and celery and cook for a further 5 minutes
  3. Stir in lentils, stock and tomato paste
  4. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes, stirring occasionally
  5. When lentils and vegetables are just cooked, add parsley
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