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Lentil soup

Tomato and Lentil soup

Delicious protein quick soup
Prep Time 25 mins
Servings 4 people
Calories 116 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 30 g olive oil (2 tbsp)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 200 g split red lentils (soak overnight if you can)
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 400 g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 800 ml vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat olive oil in the pan and add oninoc and cook for 5 min
  • Add chopped garlic cloves and cook for 5 min
  • Add lentils, bay leaves, thyme, tomatoes, stock, salt and pepper then cook 30 min. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Notes

1 portion has 116 kcal, 4.2g protein, 11.3g carbohydrates, 6g fat
This soup is lovely served with humous and crusty bread.