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Lentil and sweet potato soup

Lentil and sweet potato soup

5 minutesPrep time

25 minutesCook time

258kcalPer serving

Ingredients for 1

Lentils (to cook)

30 g

Lentils (to cook)

Sweet potato

100 g

Sweet potato

Carrot (fresh)

70 g

Carrot (fresh)

Yellow onion

1/4 p.

Yellow onion

Bouquet garni

1/4 p.

Bouquet garni

optional

recipe

  • Step 1
    Wash the sweet potatoes and cut into small cubes.
  • Step 2
    Wash the carrots and cut into 1 inch pieces.
  • Step 3
    Chop the onions.
  • Step 4
    In a large pot , add a drizzle of olive oil. Add the onions and cook for a few minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Step 5
    Once the onions are golden, add the sweet potato and carrots. Cook on medium-high for 5 minutes, until lightly golden.
  • Step 6
    Add salt, pepper and the lentils.
  • Step 7
    Add bay leaves, a pinch of thyme, and 1 cup of water per person and cook covered on low heat for 20 minutes. Optional: Replace the water with vegetable or chicken stock.
  • Step 8
    Once the vegetables are cooked and can easily be pierced with a knife, remove the bay leaves. Cook for 5-6 minutes longer if the vegetables are not cooked enough.
  • Step 9
    Using an immersion blender or food processor, purée the soup. Add some water if too thick. Optional: Add some cream for some richness.
  • Step 10
    Enjoy!