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Hearty Lentil Soup

Published Saturday, 19 January, 2013 by Aisling Bury

Perfect winter warmer



  • 1 large carrot, chopped into bitesize chunks
  • 250g red lentils
  • 400g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • salt and pepper
  • worcester sauce
  • you can us other veg like broccoli and parsnips as well if you wish.
  • costs just over a £1!!
  • serves 2


1. Pour the stock over the lentils and bring to the boil. Cook for 5 minutes stirring every now and then.

2. Add the carrots (and any other veg) to the lentils. Reduce the heat after a couple of minutes and add the tomatoes.

3. Simmer gently for 10 minutes.

4. Season with lots of salt, pepper and worcester sauce.

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