Mauritian Lentil Soup

Mauritian Lentil Soup

This Mauritian-inspired red lentil soup is the ultimate comfort food. Easy to whip together, it’s warming to the body, with a wonderful kicker of plant proteins from lentils, and prebiotic fibre and antioxidants from garlic and onions too.

Serves: 4

GF, VG

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Mauritian Lentil Soup

By: Jacqueline Alwill

This Mauritian-inspired red lentil soup is the ultimate comfort food. Easy to whip together, it’s warming to the body, with a wonderful kicker of plant proteins from lentils, and prebiotic fibre and antioxidants from garlic and onions too. Try making your own to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.


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Recipe


Ingredients

  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled & roughly chopped
  • 1 brown onion, peeled & roughly chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 200g red lentils, rinsed
  • 1 carrot, roughly chopped
  • 1L vegetable stock or broth
  • 1 pinch chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme or ½ tsp dried thyme
  • Sea salt & black pepper, to taste

Method


  • In large saucepan on medium heat, combine extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, onion and tomatoes, cover and cook stirring occasionally for 5 mins.
  • Add lentils, carrots, stock, chilli and thyme, plus an extra ½–1 cup water (enough to ensure all vegetables are covered). Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 mins. Once cooked, season and blend until smooth.

  

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Jacqueline Alwill

Jacqueline Alwill

Jacqueline Alwill, founder of The Brown Paper Bag, is an Australian nutritionist, author, presenter and mum. She is dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and happiness of all individuals. Jacqueline’s philosophy on health lays the foundations for the experience that clients and the community have in her practice, workshops and the food they cook.

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