Vegie lentil soup

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

11 serves of vegies in this recipe


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


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.


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

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