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Lentils will keep you feeling full for hours! This spiced carrot and lentil soup
 is the perfect winter warmer.

Serves: 4

Cook time: 45 mins

 

600g carrots, scrubbed and chopped


120g red split lentils


1.5 litre hot vegetable stock


1tsp ground coriander



4 tbsp soured cream (optional)


1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed (optional)
 

 

Method


1 Put the carrots into a pan with the lentils, stock, ground coriander and seasoning.

2 Bring to the boil and simmer for 25 minutes until the carrots are tender.

3 Pour the soup into a blender and whizz until smooth.

4 Serve topped with a spoonful of soured cream and a sprinkling of crushed coriander seeds, if you like.

Food ed’s tip We like Knorr’s Vegetable Stock Pots, mini concentrated portions of stock – much tastier than a stock cube!