Spicy Carrot and Lentil Soup with Ginger

Preparation Time: 15 - 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4 - 6

Allergy Information: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian, Vegan

Ingredients

  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. Lucy Bee Coconut Oil
  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 5 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. Lucy Bee Turmeric Blend
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • A pinch of Lucy Bee Himalayan Salt and Lucy Bee Whole Black Peppercorns, ground, to season
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 50g split red lentils
  • A vegan or dairy free yoghurt, or a Crème fraiche, with fresh coriander to serve

Method

  1. In a large saucepan, sauté the chilli, garlic, ginger and onion in Lucy Bee Coconut Oil for 2 minutes (until soft and slightly golden in colour, over a medium heat.
  2. Add the tomatoes, carrots, spices and seasoning then continue to cook for a further 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add your stock and lentils then simmer, with the lid on your saucepan, for 30 minutes. Blend for a smooth consistency, serve with your choice of yoghurt and coriander.

Enjoy! 

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