Vegie lentil soup

10 minutes preparation + 35 minutes cookingimage of finished product vegie lentil soup

11 serves of vegies in this recipe

Ingredients

1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 carrot, diced
1 potato, diced
1 parsnip, peeled and diced
1 stick celery, diced
125g red lentils
6 cups chicken stock or water
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 or 3 sprigs parsley, chopped

Method

Saute onion and garlic in a large pot with a little water until onion is translucent. Add carrot, potato, parsnip and celery and cook for a further 5 minutes. Stir in lentils, stock and tomato paste. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes, stirring occasionally. When lentils and vegetables are just cooked, add parsley.
Serves 4.

Hint

One teaspoon of dried herbs may be substituted for fresh herbs.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serves in this recipe:    
Serve size: 544g    
  Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy 514.31kj 94.62kj
Protein 10.37g 1.91g
Fat 0.79g 0.14g
- saturated 0.19g 0.03g
Carbohydrate 16.06g 2.95g
- sugars 8.15g 1.50g
Fibre 4.99g 0.92g
Sodium 1052.52mg 193.64mg