Recipe : Carrot & Lentil Soup
Preparation Time : 45 minutes
Serves : 6
Carrots 4 large
Red lentils 200 gms
Garlic- 2 cloves
Vegetable stock 1.5 litre
Sesame oil 1 tbsp
Celery sticks - 2
Salt to taste
Freshly ground Black Pepper to taste
Fresh Coriander, chopped 2 tbsp
Peel onion and chop roughly. Crush, peel and chop garlic.
Heat oil in a large saucepan and sauté onion and garlic over a medium heat for 5 minutes or until soft.
Pour in stock and bring to the boil.
Trim celery and cut up roughly.
Scrub carrots, trim ends and cut up roughly. Wash lentils. Add carrots, celery and lentils to stock.
Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until carrots are cooked.
Puree soup in a blender or, for a more coarse soup, a food processor.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve hot garnished with coriander.