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Lentil and Tomato Soup

Plant-Based Lentil and Tomato Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Caroline

Ingredients

  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 3 sticks of celery chopped
  • 3 carrots chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed then chopped
  • 8 oz red lentils rinsed so the water runs clear
  • 1 litre vegan stock
  • 400 g tin of chopped tomatoes

Instructions

  • Put all the vegetables in a pot with about an inch/2cm of cold water. Stir together, then cook over a gentle heat, with the lid on, for about 15 minutes.
  • Add the rinsed red lentils, the stock and the tomatoes. Stir, bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer.
  • Keep the lid on and cook for a further 20 minutes. Keep an eye on the soup and stir occasionally to ensure it doesn't catch-on. Add more hot water if you think it's too thick.
  • Heat some bowls then serve the soup for lunch or as a starter with some homemade wholemeal bread.
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