When it’s cold outside, treat yourself to a healthy homemade vegetable soup, packed with immunity-supporting vitamin C
Course: Vegetable Soup
Total Time: 30-40 mins
Preparation Time: 30 mins
- 85g Dried Red Lentils
- 2 carrots, quartered lengthwise then diced
- 3 sticks celery, sliced
- 2 small leeks, sliced
- 2 tbsp tomato purée
- 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
- 3 large garlic cloves, chopped
- 1 tbsp vegetable bouillon powder
- 1 heaped tsp ground coriander
STEP 1 Tip all the ingredients into a large pan. Pour over 1½ litre boiling water, then stir well.
STEP 2 Cover and leave to simmer for 30 mins until the vegetables and lentils are tender.
STEP 3 Ladle into bowls and eat straight away, or if you like a really thick texture, blitz a third of the soup with a hand blender or in a food processor.
GOES WELL WITH
- Irish soda bread
- Rustic bread