Recipe Of The Week – Spiced Root Vegetable Soup

Ingredients –

2 tbsp olive oil,

2 onions, finely chopped,

2 sweet potatoes, chopped

2 carrots, chopped,

2 parsnips, chopped,

1 red chilli, roughly chopped,

1 tbsp ground cumin,

75g dried green lentils,

1.3l vegetable stock,

425ml milk,

100g Greek yoghurt,

1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped,

Method – 

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the onions and fry for 5 minutes until softened.

  2. Tip in the remaining veg and cook for a further 5 minutes, adding the cumin and chilli for the final 2 minutes.

  3. Add the lentils and stock to the pan. Bring to the boil then lower the heat and simmer for 25 minutes until the veg is tender and the lentils are soft.

  4. Add the milk and blitz until smooth, adding a little extra water if needed.

  5. Continue to heat until the soup bubbles.

  6. Serve in bowls with a dollop of Greek yogurt and sprinkle of coriander

Serves 6