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Lentil soup

 16 ratings

Prep Time:10 mins

Cooking Time:30 mins

Serves:6 Adults

Lentil soup

This soup makes a delicious lunch and is low in salt!


  • 2 small onions
  • 2 large carrots
  • ½ teaspoon of mixed herbs
  • Pinch of ground ginger
  • 225g of dried red lentils
  • 2 low-salt stock cubes dissolved in 1,150ml of boiling water


  1. Peel and chop the onions.
  2. Wash, peel and chop the carrots.
  3. Place the onions in a saucepan with a little water and cook gently for about 5 minutes or until soft.
  4. Add the chopped carrots.
  5. Add the mixed herbs and a pinch of ground ginger.
  6. Remove from the heat and stir in the lentils, mixing well.
  7. Return to the heat, add the vegetable stock and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
  8. Once cooked, liquidise the mixture with a hand blender or liquidiser.
  9. Return the blended soup to the saucepan and reheat without boiling.
  10. Serve and enjoy.

What you will need

  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Hand blender
  • Measuring jug(for liquids)
  • Saucepan
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Serve with wholemeal bread

"This tasty lentil soup contributes to 1 of your 5 a day"

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