Thai Curry Lentil Soup
Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 2
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 small cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 3 tbsp red thai curry paste (more or less depending on tast)
  • 1 large sweet potato (peeled and chopped into 1 inch cubes)
  • 3 medium carrots (diced)
  • 200g red lentils
  • 750ml - 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp chilli flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large heavy bottomed pan.
  2. Cook the onion over a medium heat until softened, stirring occasionally, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and the curry paste and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the carrots, sweet potato, 750ml stock and lentils as well as the chilli flakes and salt and pepper.
  5. Cover and simmer over a low/medium heat for 20-25 minutes until the lentils and vegetables are soft.
  6. Add more stock if desired and blend with a stick blender until smooth.
  7. Serve topped with coriander and chilli flakes.
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