soup

05
Dec
2010
Low Syn Life

Lentil and Tomato Soup

This was my lunch today, just what's needed when it's -1C outside!

Serves 4

Syn-free on Extra Easy and Green

Ingredients:

1 tin tomatoes

1 large onion, chopped

1-2 cloves garlic, chopped

2 sticks celery, chopped

2 teaspoons ground cumin

pinch of cayenne pepper

140g red lentils, rinsed

750ml vegetable stock

salt and pepper

fat free natural yogurt, to serve

Method:

  1. In a large saucepan soften the onion, garlic and celery in a little of the stock or some Fry Light.
  2. Add the spices and some seasoning and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, lentils and the rest of the stock and bring to the boil
  4. Simmer for 30 minutes until the lentils are soft
  5. Use a blender to process the soup until it's nice and smooth.
  6. Return to the pan and check the seasoning. Serve with a swirl of natural yogurt.
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