Free Healthy Recipe - Fragrant Lentil Soup

Dairy free, Low fat, Low GI, Low sugar, Wheat Free

1¾ cups red lentils
1 tsp olive oil
1 large brown onion
3 cloves garlic
1½ tsp cloves
2 400g cans tomatoes
1 cup sweet potato, peeled and diced
1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped

Rinse the lentils in cold water and set aside.

Heat the oil in a large non stick saucepan and saute the onion and garlic until softened but not brown. Roast the cumin, coriander, mustard seeds and cloves in a dry frying pan until they start to pop. Grind the seeds with a pestle and mortar or in a spice grinder. Add the ground spices to the onion and garlic and stir for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, sweet potato, stock and lentils. Bring to the boil before covering the pan, reducing the heat to simmer for 1 hour.
Serve with chopped coriander and yoghurt.

Makes 6 servings

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 70 mins
Ready in: 75 mins

Suitable for:
Dinner, Lunch, Soup
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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 1175 kj
Calories 281 kcal
Fat 3.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Total Carbohydrate 42.1 g
Total Protein 17.3 g
Fibre 8.7 g

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