Easy Lentil Soup

I love soup! It’s such a great way to get vegetables into your kids. And vegetables are a big part of our healthy diet.

Easy, healthy lentil soup

Easy, healthy lentil soup. Yummy!

Soup is quick and easy. It’s lovely and warming for these cold winter days. What better way to keep cosy than with a bowl of tasty lentil soup?

Ingredients for Lentil Soup

Easy Lentil Soup
Recipe Type: Soup
Author: Orlena K.
Ingredients
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped and peeled
  • 1 small sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 litre of vegetable stock
  • 200g red lentils
Instructions
  1. Fry the onions in some oil until soft.
  2. Add the other vegetables.
  3. Add the stock.
  4. Simmer for half an hour.
  5. Blend until smooth.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
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So easy! So quick!

If you’re kids are new to soup, or like mine, make a fuss whenever it’s slightly different, try serving them a small portion. (Like my little espresso cups of soup.) They’re much more likely to try a small portion. Big portions can be a bit well, scary and off putting. If they like the little portion, they can always come back for more!

What’s your favorite soup recipe for winter?

Comments

  1. Thanks for the recipe! How many grams of lentils do you add? Do you use red lentils?

  2. It was delicious – thank you! My husband and 2-year-old daughter thoroughly enjoyed this soup. It is lovely and thick which meant that it was easy for my daughter to eat it all by herself without spilling any. I thought the recipe looked good so I took a risk and doubled the recipe. Now I have lots of soup in the freezer too. 🙂

    • I’m so glad you liked it. It is really easy isn’t it and great to put in the freezer. I think I’ll make some tomorrow. It’s nice and warming and there’s not much sign of spring arriving soon!

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