Caramelised Onion & Lentil Soup with Mustard Parmesan Croutons

Caramelised Onion and Lentil Soup with Mustard Parmesan Croutons Recipe

Sweet caramelised onions and earthy lentils are fabulous friends in this soup. The best part? The mustardy croutons — make sure you have plenty of those!

Serves: 1

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Caramelised Onion and Lentil Soup with Mustard Parmesan Croutons Recipe

By: Meg Thompson

The mustardy croutons with this soup are the best part. Make sure you have plenty of those!


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Ingredients

  • 1 large brown onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or ghee
  • 1 large clove garlic, peeled & chopped
  • 2 tbsp black beluga lentils
  • 1½ cups stock or broth
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Parsley, to serve

  • Croutons
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 slice bread, cut into cubes

Method


  • Add onion and oil to saucepan and cook over low heat until lovely and caramelised.
  • Add garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Add lentils, stock, pepper and bay leaf, and simmer for around 20 mins, until lentils are cooked.
  • To make croutons, mix together oil, Parmesan and mustard, then add bread, tossing well with your hands to make sure everything is nicely coated.
  • Place in oven at 180°C and bake for 5 mins, or until bread begins to turn golden.
  • Serve soup with croutons piled on top and garnish with fresh parsley.

  

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Meg Thompson

Meg Thompson

Meg Thompson is a practising naturopath, cook, mother, writer and passionate wholefood enthusiast based in Melbourne. Meg’s interest in health, food and the role of food as medicine has shaped her career and lifestyle. Following an early career in psychology and education, she completed studies in naturopathy, nutrition and herbal medicine and now runs a successful clinical practice. Meg works from a philosophy that food is much more than something to fill our bellies, but a source of nourishment, deliciousness, education, ritual and celebration, best shared with those we love.

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