Lentil Soup

  • 12/05/2010
  • 4
  • 45 min

Delicious thick lentil soup will make anyone happy, not even noticing the lack of meat ingredients. Great idea for vegetarians or simple prepare as a healthy meal.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 150 g onion, chopped
  • 2 small carrots, cubed
  • 250 g lentils
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 cube Vegeta Vegetable stock
  • 50 g celery stick, chopped
  • 200 g spinach leaves
  • 1 tbsp parsley, chopped

Preparation

  1. 1.
    In a saucepan heat olive oil and briefly fry the onion.
  2. 2.
    Add carrots, lentils, pepper, Vegeta Vegetable stock cube, celery and pour over enough water to just cover the ingredients.
  3. 3.
    Cook the soup on mild heat until lentils soften. If needed, add more water during cooking.
  4. 4.
    Wash the spinach and do not drain but place in wider frying pan and cook until the leaves soften (1-2 minutes). Drain and add the spinach to the cooked lentil soup.

Serving

Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Tip

For a quicker preparation of this soup, cook the lentils halfway in water (only to point where it softens) and then add to the fried onion and carrots.