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Classic Curried Lentil Soup

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Curry powder 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon (puree)
  Vegetable stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Lentils 4 Ounce (125 g, Red or green)
  Broccoli heads 1 Small, broken into florets
  Carrots 2 , chopped
  Parsnip 1 , chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Heat oil in a large saucepan, add onion, curry powder and cumin and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 minutes or until onion is soft. Stir in tomato paste (puree) and stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat, add lentils, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
2. Add broccoli, carrots, parsnip and celery and cook, covered, for 30 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Season to taste with black pepper. Just prior to serving, stir in parsley

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Curried
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes

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