Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Spicy Lentil Soup

Not only are lentils quick and easy, they provide prebiotic fibre, essential nutrients and protective hormone modifying phytochemicals. Include legumes in you diet at least 2-3 times per week.
  •  1 C red lentils
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 C stock
  • 2tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1tsp grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 C coconut milk (optional)
  • Fresh coriander

Brown onions, garlic & ginger. Add stock, rinsed lentils, carrot, tomatoes and spices.
Bring to boil then simmer approx.45 minutes. Add coconut milk and chopped coriander.
Heat through.

Serves 2